[SOLVED] issue import vmdk?


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Aug 13, 2017
I was wondering if someone could help me on the issue im having. Currently trying to import vmdk to proxmox i tried the following
 qm importdisk 101 Windows_Server_2012_disk0.vmdk local-zfs
but i got this
zfs error: cannot create 'rpool/data/vm-101-disk-1': volume size must be a multiple of volume block size

any ideas?

Thank you
Could be an issue were we do not round up to the next valid ZVol size when allocating the vdisk for the import...
@oguz can you please take a look at this?

As a workaround you could try to import it on another storage and then move the disk over to ZFS?
Thanks for the reply, im currently trying to convert the vmdk to vhdx to see if thats the issue, i also tried
qemu-img convert -O qcow2 Olympus2.vmdk /var/lib/vz/images/100/vm-100-disk-1.qcow2

but had no luck
Thanks for the reply, i had to restore on LVM proxmox then backup it up, and restore it on zfs


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