Category Archives: Random Computer BS

_deviceImage-0.iso was not found while deploying OVF (or OVA)

Minor issue, but slowed me down. Recently while deploying an OVA that I created and tested on another host (ESXi 5.5), I was presented with the error: File ds:///vmfs/volumes/52c252-0b-bf765663-bffd-0026b95-d10a0/_deviceImage-0.iso was not found Expecting I left a .ISO mounted (even though I had NOT checked the option to “include image files attached to floppy and CD/DVD… Read More »

The OVF package requires unsupported hardware

So you created a OVF or OVA from a VMX using OVFTOOL and it’s boned you, for whatever reason. Or you’ve got a ESXi 5.5 OVF/OVA and want to put it on a 5.1 host. Or…whatever permutation of this error has brought you here (mine was the OVFTOOL conversion, fwiw). You receive an error along… Read More »

82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset on Windows 7

Intel isn’t going to update their drivers for their older Chipsets re: Win7. I had to salvage my parent’s computer recently from an onslaught of viruses. Formatted and installed Win7 rather than deal with the mess again. This will only work for 32 bit. Start by downloading the Intel GMA / Intel(R) 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset… Read More »