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Re: VirtualBox WinXP host, Linux Partition guest?



On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 12:27:53PM -0400, Steve C. Lamb wrote:

>     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.

Risky.  The Linux kernel won't be seeing the real hardware, because
VirtualBox virtualizes everything.
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