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Can't move virtual machine to another PC, have copied turnkey-core-2009.10-2-hardy-x86.vmdk to folder .VirtualBox -> HardDisks.

Created new machine, pointed to copied file.

Started created machine and it drops this error after a while(5 mins)

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As I understand, there is some difference in uniq ids, but how can I handle it?

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I use vdi image format and have no problem migrating from one computer to another. I would either look into using vdi format, or correcting the uuid in /etc/fstab. uuid can be determined with the blkid command from the command line.

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Can you please be a bit more specific about changing uuids on Windows? As i understand it should be edited inside xml config, but how to get correct uuid? – Somebody Nov 24 '10 at 14:49
not on windows...inside the vm. – RobotHumans Nov 24 '10 at 14:55
oh, right in console after error occured? – Somebody Nov 24 '10 at 14:57
exactly......... – RobotHumans Nov 24 '10 at 14:58
Have entered vm setting and checked some setting and it worked. lol :) – Somebody Nov 24 '10 at 15:03

Moving the disk image file to another location and creating a new vm and pointing it to the copied disk image should do the trick. Alternatively, you can export the machine and then import it in the other PC. This is not the typical way but at least the hypervisor will generate "the same settings", as much as possible, for you. (It helps if you easily forget things!).

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