I would suggest that you either:
- Remove all snapshots; or
- Clone the latest state of your VM to produce a VM with no snapshots
before converting

Matt Thyer

On 8 August 2016 at 00:46, Justin Holcomb <m...@justinholcomb.me> wrote:

> Victor,
>
>
> One thing to keep in mind with either of those tools is that they do not
> know how to properly extract data from that latest VMware snapshot state.
> Both tools will produce a raw file that contains the first snapshot state.
>
>
> Also if you roll back the VMware snapshot, sometimes it can render the
> system unbootable. I have experienced this with FreeBSD ZFS installations.
> The VMware snapshot is not a true snapshot of the disk. So I recommend
> making a backup of the VMs before converting them over.
>
>
> Best of luck!
>
>
> Justin D Holcomb
>
> ________________________________
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> Sent: Sunday, August 7, 2016 7:37:23 AM
> To: Victor Sudakov
> Cc: freebsd-virtualization@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Converting from VMDK to RAW
>
> I'm going to assume you have virtual box where VBoxManage is a tool that
> you can use to convert to raw. If not qemu-img convert can also do the same
> and is available via ports.
>
> Either way you should be able to get a raw image out of either.
>
> --
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>
> On Aug 7, 2016, at 08:11, Victor Sudakov <v...@mpeks.tomsk.su> wrote:
>
> Colleagues,
>
> I would like to convert some FreeBSD VMs from VMware to bhyve. Which
> is the best way to convert virtual disks from the VMDK to the RAW
> format (which I think is the format bhyve uses)?
>
>
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