Can't boot VM from iso


New Member
Dec 4, 2020

I'm actually testing a fresh install of Proxmox 6.3-2 and failed to boot a simple VM from an ISO uploaded on proxmox node. Herre is the error message from console :

SeaBIOS (version
Machine UUID 03692a04-f1a6-4bc5-8d5d-ea796126cc49
Booting from DVD/CD...
Boot failed: Could not read from CDROM (code 0004)
Booting from Hard Disk...
Boot failed: not a bootable disk

No bootable device. retrying in 1 seconds.

I double checked my iso with md5sum from source to node and mount them without any problem. Here is the VM config :

agent: 1
balloon: 4096
boot: order=ide1;scsi0
cores: 2
ide1: local:iso/VMware-VIMSetup-all-5.5.0-3000346-20150901-update03.iso,media=cdrom,size=3568978K
memory: 12288
name: Vcenter
net0: e1000=52:FC:3D:51:7A:4D,bridge=vmbr0,firewall=1
numa: 0
ostype: l26
scsi0: lv_data:vm-100-disk-0,size=150G
smbios1: uuid=03692a04-f1a6-4bc5-8d5d-ea796126cc49
sockets: 2
vmgenid: e4b40b84-3bcf-415b-a2ed-2398b0f2bd7b

Thank you for your help,

Is the ISO bootable? From what I could gather it seems VIMSetup is for installing VMware software on Windows, not one to boot from.
Last edited:
Oh my god you are right. I uploaded the wrong iso... My bad.

It's working.

And thank you !


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