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I just had this very same issue a couple days ago. Archives March 2016(1) November 2015(1) August 2015(1) July 2015(2) June 2015(1) April 2015(5) March 2015(1) January 2015(1) December 2014(3) November 2014(2) October 2014(2) September 2014(2) June 2014(2) November 2013(2) October 2013(5) Had a linux partitioned drive that I was trying to repurpose. Trying to create a volume using the Add Storage wizard fails unless the volume contains an msdos partition table or if there is no partition table at all. weblink

VMware ESXi 4.0 problem Started by dberube, July 23, 2009 4 posts in this topic dberube Newbie Members 1 post Posted July 23, 2009 I've been having a problem with Caution: This replaces the first 34 x 512 bytes of the disk with zeros. Caution: Ensure that the selected Disks or LUNs do not have production information as this is a destructive operation. 3. Attempt to add storage again. 0 LVL 28 Overall: Level 28 VMware 24 Message Expert Comment by:bgoering ID: 348319902011-02-07 That link I posted earlier walks you through using fdisk to

Partedutil Failed With Message Can't Have A Partition Outside The Disk

Re: Error during the configuration of the host: Failed to get disk partition information DSTAVERT Feb 7, 2011 8:24 AM (in response to stan12345) Just how the size is calculated. However, I had another issue I am hoping you can shed some insight into. The process below may still work but there are a few other things to check, as detailed here by Cormac Hogan. Luis Reply Nnaemeka Emejulu says: October 3, 2015 at 1:46 am Thanks for this.

  1. thanks in advance.
  2. Do I simply go with 4.0 then try "Now if you want to go to 4.1 use the VMware CLI vihostupdate facility to go from 4.0 to 4.1"?
  3. partedUtil fixed the problem for me.

For more information, see Unable to connect to an ESX host using Secure Shell (SSH) (1003807). 2. Reply MC says: November 28, 2016 at 1:41 pm Great! Log into the ESX host console or via SSH. Call Hostdatastoresystem.createvmfsdatastore For Object Ha-datastoresystem On Esxi Failed Before that got the same message when adding datastore >2 TB on wmfs-5 Reply JayC says: January 17, 2014 at 10:29 pm Worked like a charm - thanks very much!!

Created 4.1 install usb same error see screen shot 3. Setptablegpt: Unable To Commit To Disk Your instructions are infinitely better than the actual VMWAre documentation (which is sorely lacking) Anyway, just writing to thank you, from one developer to another Reply Xristo Vasilev says: November 20, Thanks 0 LVL 28 Overall: Level 28 VMware 24 Message Accepted Solution by:bgoering bgoering earned 333 total points ID: 348328502011-02-07 That can be ignored - it just didn't find a Re: Error during the configuration of the host: Failed to get disk partition information stan12345 Feb 7, 2011 8:14 AM (in response to DSTAVERT) Thanks so much.

Reply vee says: March 4, 2016 at 4:51 pm do you just delete the one with :1 or even the other with :2, :3 and so fort? Partedutil Unable To Delete Partition Thus, the refresh option didn't help until I performed the rescan. Do not create new partitions. When trying to add a 500gb drive to a new or existing datastore I get this error message. "Error during the configuration of the host: Failed to get disk partition information".

Setptablegpt: Unable To Commit To Disk

So far as the motherboard and processor are concerned from your screenshots it looks like it should run 4.1 just fine if you can get it to install. Now, I have heard the following process MIGHT get you going for a 4.0 install 1. Partedutil Failed With Message Can't Have A Partition Outside The Disk Microsoft have a good explanation of GPT. Esxi Format Disk VMware ESX/ESXi 4.1 (64bit longmode) requires Intel-VT to install, and then also run 64 bit VMs.

I just broke 14K, which I consider a pretty good place for someone in my condition . have a peek at these guys Covered by US Patent. Good Luck 0 LVL 2 Overall: Level 2 Message Expert Comment by:TheChemic ID: 348284862011-02-06 This error is likely because you have an existing partition on the disk. I've run into a similar issue before with HP DL380G5's where the workaround is to use the VI client connected directly to the host rather than vCentre. The Primary Gpt Table States That The Backup Gpt Is Located Beyond The End Of Disk

We are not able to attach the local storage which is an Adaptec 3405 controller in RAID 10 with 4 x 1TB drives (this is done in VSphere client) We get If you are not comfortable performing these steps, contact VMware Technical Support and work with them to resolve the issue. Since you don't have the ability to use your optical drive as an install source for ESXi 4.1, you can follow "Method 1" in the following guide to get ESXi 4.1 http://arnoldtechweb.com/unable-to/fatal-failed-to-set-uids-to.html It worked for my ESXi 6.0 Thank you so much!

I'm just starting to search for a solution and found your post. Partedutil Mklabel For more information, see Identifying disks when working with VMware ESX (1014953). ESXi won't be able to read your linux (ext3) filesystem and use it for storage.

Use fdisk on the /dev/sd[a-z]* device.

For more information, see Tech Support Mode for Emergency Support (1003677). 2.Identify the LUN or disks which have pre-existing partition tables. Enjoy Share this:FacebookLinkedInPrintEmailLike this:Like Loading... Chromecast causing wifi interference - resolved Recent CommentsEd Grigson on Wifi problems with TP-Link's Powerline Starter Kit (WPA4220)Ed Grigson on Wifi problems with TP-Link's Powerline Starter Kit (WPA4220)Ed Grigson on Error Hostdatastoresystem.queryvmfsdatastorecreateoptions Esxi 6 Fault Tolerance (FT) Implementation Checklist & Va...

Warning: To support certain internal operations, ESX installations include a subset of standard Linux configuration commands (for example, network and storage configuration commands). Thanks David, for your detailed and honest evaluation! While changing Preferred Path on Storage Adapter -... this content Here's my current output: ~ # ls /dev/disks/ mpx.vmhba32:C0:T0:L0 mpx.vmhba32:C0:T0:L0:1 mpx.vmhba32:C0:T0:L0:5 mpx.vmhba32:C0:T0:L0:6 mpx.vmhba32:C0:T0:L0:7 mpx.vmhba32:C0:T0:L0:8 naa.600508b1001c24049a8f0a9a5bc77cf5 vml.0000000000766d68626133323a303a30 vml.0000000000766d68626133323a303a30:1 vml.0000000000766d68626133323a303a30:5 vml.0000000000766d68626133323a303a30:6 vml.0000000000766d68626133323a303a30:7 vml.0000000000766d68626133323a303a30:8 vml.0200020000600508b1001c24049a8f0a9a5bc77cf54c4f47494341 When I try: ~ # partedUtil mklabel /vmfs/devices/disks/naa.600508b1001c24049a8f0a9a5bc77cf5 msdos

Make note of the bytes value highlighted in red. 5. Using these commands to perform configuration tasks can result in serious configuration conflicts and render some ESX functions unusable. Thanks for taking the time to comment and glad you resolved your issue. You can not post a blank message.

Certainly didn't think it'd be any problem until I got the error message! However, the methods suggested are much more difficult than other solutions and potentially hazardous to ESXi.