VMware : convert a growable to preallocated virtual disk

By | September 18, 2011

VMware allow four type of virtual disk (vmdk) :

0 : single growable virtual disk
1 : growable virtual disk split in 2Gb files
2 : single preallocated virtual disk
3 : preallocated virtual disk split in 2Gb files

Now, if you want to convert your growable disk into preallocated disk, you may use the following command in a terminal :




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