Request for help on VM
gaf at blu.org
Sat Mar 21 13:22:46 UTC 2009
On 03/21/2009 09:16 AM, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> On 03/20/2009 01:49 PM, RAMAKISHOREBABU KOPPULA wrote:
>> How to do this with VirtualBox?
>> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 8:06 PM, Mike Burger
>> <mburger at bubbanfriends.org <mailto:mburger at bubbanfriends.org>> wrote:
>> Paul W. Frields wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 12:51:53PM +0100, Joachim Backes wrote:
>> RAMAKISHOREBABU KOPPULA wrote:
>> G'day all,
>> I have two partitions in my PC. I have installed F10
>> on one partition and Windows XP on the second
>> partition. Now, can I run the XP as guest OS on F10
>> using VM? and how?
>> Did you try VirtualBox?
>> VirtualBox isn't part of Fedora, and it's not required to do
>> what the
>> OP's asking about. The virtualization that comes with Fedora
>> just fine.
>> That being said, and the fact that the OP wasn't specific about
>> which VM system he wanted to use, if a specific one was in mind,
>> VirtualBox works wonderfully, so far, in my limited use, if he's
>> interested in that option.
> To convert a Windows partition to a Virtual Machine can be done in a
> few ways.
> 1. Use VMWare's P2V converter. This will convert the data in the
> partition to a .VDK file. You can then import this into Virtualbox. I
> don't know if you can do the same with KVM (Fedora's built-in virtual
> 2. Virtualbox has a web page on how to convert physical to virtual:
3. Convert to KVM essentially use VMWare's tool to convert to a .vmdk,
and use qemu-img to import it into KVM.
Jerry Feldman <gaf at blu.org>
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