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issue starting vm in window host

Postby tony10111 » 12. Jun 2021, 14:08

hi am having this error
Failed to open a session for the virtual machine mgs1vm.

Could not open the medium 'F:\mgsvm\mgs1vm.vdi'.

VD: error VERR_IO_NOT_READY opening image file 'F:\mgsvm\mgs1vm.vdi' (VERR_IO_NOT_READY).

Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005)
Component: MediumWrap
Interface: IMedium {ad47ad09-787b-44ab-b343-a082a3f2dfb1}
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Re: issue starting vm in window host

Postby mpack » 12. Jun 2021, 14:22

I'm going to guess that the device is not ready.

Bear in mind that USB flash drives are not suitable for many VMs, Windows VMs especially. The constant write activity will damage them quickly.
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