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Re: VirtualBox WinXP host, Linux Partition guest?

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 12:08:30PM -0400, Mark Neidorff wrote:
> Hi.  I'm not quite sure what you want to do, but it sounds to me like you
> want a windows host to boot a linux guest.


> So, you need to download the correct windows binary, install it and then
> create the linux guest in the windows host. 

    This is where I am now.  A Windows host is booting a Linux guest from a
hard drive image.

> Did that answer your question?

    Nope.  What I want to do is have my Windows host boot a Linux guest from a
*real* hard drive partition, not an image.  The VirtualBox help gives a method
to do the reverse, IE, a Linux host booting a real Windows partition.
However, the command to do so references the partition from the /dev tree;
something that obviously will not work for a Windows host.  I'm looking for
the Windows version of that command.

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