Unable to locate image file for Windows 7 sys.img.000
I set up a new Fog server recently and want to transfer existing images from an external backup HD to it. I’ve done this before with not much issue. Let’s say I have an image called Win7Egeneric.
- Copy the directory & contents (sys.img.000 and rec.img.000) named Win7Egeneric to the images directory on the new Fog server.
- In Fog, create a new image with the exact same (case-sensitive) name as the folder.
That should be it, and I have it working for some images. However when I try to do the same for some others, when I test the image by trying to clone a machine, Fog PXEboots and eventually reports “Unable to locate image file for Windows 7 sys.img.000” So when I check that folder, instead of finding sys.img.000 and rec.img.000, I have three files: d1.mbr, d1p1.img, and d1p2.img.
Not sure how I tell Fog to work with this image. All I know is I used it before on a previous server so i doubt it’s corrupt. Is the naming scheme used for fixed-sized images (multiple partitions, non resizable)?
Anyone else experience this?
Found the answer to my question…I was on the right track.
I’m guessing that d1.mbr, d1p1.img, and d1p2.img is the naming scheme used for a fixed-size/multiple partition, non-resizable image. So once I updated the image file config to that setting instead of single partition (realizable), it worked like a charm and imaged…