Your LUN size should be small enough for you to quickly recover to in the event of a failure. Is any one know how i can mount it ? Below is a script to create a valid VMFS partition. Re: Unable to create Filesystem Error when adding a datastore vmroyale May 24, 2012 12:56 PM (in response to sehealth) I don't know for sure if its a compatibility issue, but have a peek here
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Any way I'll try Startwind on Monday . Reply ↓ highfreak1cF on January 13, 2012 at 5:28 am said: Just grab a copy of the GParted LiveCD and run that. Type 'help' to view a list of commands. (parted) mklabel msdos Warning: The existing disk label on /dev/sdd will be destroyed and all data on this disk will be lost.
By registering you'll gain: - Full Posting Privileges. - Access to Private Messaging. - Optional Email Notification. - Ability to Fully Participate. - And Much More. Could you please tell me in detail the exact steps followed by you when you hit this error? It looks like it happens in waves too. Another option would be just to dd the device and then trying again.
Re: Unable to create Filesystem Error when adding a datastore sehealth May 24, 2012 12:25 PM (in response to vmroyale) Hi,Thanks for the reply, yes its a new LUN? Unable To Create Filesystem, Please See Vmkernel Log For More Details: Connection Timed Out Posted on September 2, 2011 by cjoshi Today I was playing in my home lab environment. Reply David Lam says: 10/31/2014 at 1:02 pm William - There are tons of articles and discussions on the web regarding partition alignment for guests. I browsed the servers local datastore which had the error.
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I just used this to create a datastore on my home ESXi 5 box because I can't use the vSphere client since I'm on Linux and I can't seem to get All Rights Reserved. Call "hostdatastoresystem.createvmfsdatastore" For Object "ha-datastoresystem" Like this:Like Loading... Error: Read-only File System During Write On Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 1 2 Previous Next Go to original post Actions Remove from profile Feature on your profile More Like This Retrieving data ...
You are wanting to reformat it with a different blocksize and ESX doesn't like something about the original datastore being reformatted. 0 LVL 118 Overall: Level 118 VMware 110 Storage http://webinweb.net/unable-to/vsphere-5-unable-to-apply-drs.html Cody Bunch had also the problem that he couldn't format a disk in an nested ESXi host. I've splitted my mini 2012 1tb disk in two, and got the following ptbl gpt 121601 255 63 1953525168 1 40 409639 C12A7328F81F11D2BA4B00A0C93EC93B systemPartition 128 2 409640 952255591 48465300000011AAAA1100306543ECAC unknown 0 I could see the LUN and all the paths to the LUN but could not create a VMFS volume. Partedutil
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It solved here too. Reply With Quote 0 09-16-2012,06:34 AM #4 iTom View Profile View Forum Posts View Forum Threads Web Hosting Master Join Date Apr 2007 Posts 3,513 What file system is Reply William Lam says: 08/07/2013 at 2:16 pm Have you tried to delete the partition first? Reply With Quote 0 09-20-2012,12:20 PM #7 icide View Profile View Forum Posts View Forum Threads Newbie Join Date Sep 2012 Location Germany Posts 10 Originally Posted by sysman
At the ESXi service console, login, run partedUtil, the starting sector is 64 !! Results 1 to 7 of 7 Thread: Cant mount the hard in EXSI Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search Display Linear Mode Reply Mars says: 02/09/2015 at 7:16 pm Thanks for posting this, William! this contact form After presenting the LUN, run the ‘parted' command and remove the GPT partition table.
After that try to create your datastore. 0 LVL 28 Overall: Level 28 VMware 24 Storage 5 Message Assisted Solution by:bgoering bgoering earned 200 total points ID: 359887912011-06-17 At this have you run step 3 in the link you provided? 0 LVL 3 Overall: Level 3 Message Author Comment by:adamshields ID: 276217762010-03-10 Yes, here is the result: [code]/dev/disks/t10.ATA_____Hitachi_HUA721010KLA330_______________________GTF002PAJ09HEFp1 permalinkembedsaveparent[–][deleted] 2 years ago(1 child)[deleted] [–]JudgedByDredd 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Agree with this. I would probably let the GUI tools do the work and then go back and reverse engineer the start sector to determine the proper value.
And that device is definitely not on the HCL for ESXi 5. I can attach the drives to an Existing VM and format the LUN. I know it would be easir to walk to the console but this is now something I have to ensure i can do remotely 0 Message Author Comment by:CSSROSS ID: permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Vaulter[VCAP] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Never used one before but just throwing out ideas here - The fact that VMKernel is reporting paths as unregistered and unmanaged is troubling.
I previously added the iscsi storage to each Vsphere server and could use it however due to setting the block size incorrectly I couldn't create a destination drive in data recovery I only needed two hosts so I used the 3 node template and installed this two hosts. Otherwise specify path on command line # device="/vmfs/devices/disks/t10.ATA_____TOSHIBA_MD04ACA400______________________________X4CDK6N2FSBA" if [ " $1″ = " -h" ]; then echo "Usage $0 [-W] /vmfs/devices/disks/NNN" echo " -W: Write partition table; dry run without Please message the moderators and we'll pull it back in.
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