Re: VirtualBox WinXP host, Linux Partition guest?
The command is the same except the device section is as follows (from
user manual section 9.9)
*On a Windows host, instead of the above device speciﬁcation, use e.g.
Cripes, good catch. I can see how I missed it being one line and not in
the same format as all the other command lines. *sigh* Thanks for the
May need full path to VBoxManage to work.
Hrm, not sure, I'm getting the dreaded VERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND error. Will
have to twiddle with this tomorrow night.
C:\Program Files\Sun\xVM VirtualBox>VBoxManage.exe internalcommands createrawvmd
k -filename test.vmdk -rawdisk \\.\PysicalDrive0
VirtualBox Command Line Management Interface Version 1.6.2
(C) 2005-2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc.
All rights reserved.
Error opening the raw disk: VERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND
Tried the fakembr package but as I have grub in the MBR of the physical
disk it wouldn't work for me. I eventually used a grub floppy image
mounted at boot time pointing to the menu.lst on the linux partition
Ha, cute! Will have to remember that. Thanks again.