Clonezilla HD to SSD not booting

Giacomo Vallini

Active Member
May 20, 2019

I used Clonezilla for clone my 500gb proxmox raid (2 disks, zfs) on 2 1TB ssd disks.

None of the disks boot.

Loading one of the disk in a usb to another linux system with zfs utilities installed, i can see 3 partitions:
type BIOS boot
content unknown
size 1MB

type ZFS
content unknown (zfs_member 5000)
size 500GB

type Solaris reserved
content unknown
size 8,4MB

And 500GB of free space


How can I let the disks boot?


How can I let the disks boot?
Do a fresh install on the 1 TB SSDs and use zfs send/receive to copy the data to the new mirror. After that you copy your needed configs (eg. /etc/pve/...) and you are done.
OK, i'm trying but when i use command:

pve-zsync sync --source 101 --dest --verbose

Output this error:

Disk: "sata0: local:101/vm-101-disk-0.raw,cache=writethrough,size=205181M" has no valid zfs dataset format and will be skipped

I can say that those two VM where ported from a Virtualbox Virtualization, copying directly the hard disk images .vmdk
I just converted them to raw, but this conversion didn't solved the problem.

Any suggestions?
They need to be on ZFS as zVOL to work with pve-zsync. If it's a file (.raw), you can copy the file directly.


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