Imported vm stuck at Booting from Hard Disk...


New Member
Jul 15, 2023
Hello, I'm still in the process of testing proxmox. I followed 2 different guides trying to import VM's from VMware. First just using clonezilla. After multiple attempts ended with "Booting from Hard Disk", I started over and used the VMware method from

In both instances when everything is imported and I try to boot the vm, it just hangs at "Booting from Hard Disk...". It's a Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Server VM i'm trying to migrate.

Also tried making bios EFI as suggested here by using the Hardware > Add > "EFI Disk" based on

Any idea how to resolve this?
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The Add "EFI Disk" method did NOT work with the VMware export method. However after re-migrating with clonezilla to a new blank KVM with a EFi Boot Disk already added, it booted without issue.


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