What is the limiting factor of only writing images to IDE drives rather than SCSI (obviously you can write but they wont boot).
The boot sequence only probes on IDE and USB but not scsi.
The reason for this is that we tend to use ZS on ESXi and you cannot resize IDE vmdks easily whereas SCSI vmdk’s can be expanded and then SDA3 partiton resized with gparted.
I have done a build with ntop included and if you run RRDtool on individual hosts then you can go through a lot of diskspace. This was the reason i was trying to resize the VMDK and cant because it is IDE.
Any pointers on modifying the boot loader to support scsi probing would be appreciated.