Weird Disk Utility Problem

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  1. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    Hey Guys,

    I've have a Windows 2008 Server installation with Boot Camp running NTFS. No problems when I boot camp to it; however, when I try to boot it via VMWare Fusion I get a weird error saying it can't read it.

    I go to Disk Utility and it says the format is FAT32, when I know it's NOT FAT32.

    I've installed MacFUSE and NTFS-3G, and tried to do a force mount and it still doesn't work.

    Any suggestions? I hate having to reboot to use my server for development.
     
  2. mobbarley

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    i'd be tempted to go to ~/Library/Application Support/VMWare Fusion/Virtual Machines

    find your bootcamp image, right click and open it, find the configuration files like the .VMX and check that it doesnt have fat32 in there as a parameter.
     
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    there should also be log files in there, also check your console for a good error message.
     
  4. CyberBullets

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    It's not a problem with VMWare, it's a problem with the actual partition. Disk Utility sees it as FAT32 but it's NTFS, and runs as such. Windows 2008 Standard sees it as NTFS.
     

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