p2v conversion of old linux versions

So you’re sitting around, trying to get rid of some ridiculously old legacy hardware (and the oooold OS that’s on it) that you cannot find time/resources to upgrade.  You think, “Oh I know, I’ll just virt it and deal with it later!”.  Pretty reasonable, you’re a goddamned genius.  So you install a copy of vmware converter and get to it. …