Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I shut my VM down in a hurry earlier today - bad move it seems.

Now, when I try to boot it, it comes up with an unrecoverable error. The log file says something about 'disk error while paging'. Any ideas? Any way out?

It's a Windows 7 Host and a Ubuntu Guest. (I don't think this makes any difference though...)

UPDATE:

  • I ran a chkdsk /r on the host but it made no difference
share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

Per this article, http://eng-mah.blogspot.com/2011/04/vmware-virtual-machine-cannot-resume.html, I deleted the vmem file and the machine restored fine!

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.