[CentOS-virt] Accessing NTFS on host from XP/Win7 VM
raju.rajsand at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 16:24:59 EDT 2012
On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 1:42 AM, Dmitry E. Mikhailov
<d.mikhailov at infocommunications.ru> wrote:
>> I have installed XP as a guest under Centos.
>> Now I want to install, say firefox, whose setup file is in the second
>> NTFS partition of host from the XP guest.
>> How to make the partition visible to the guest?
> Add a full physical disk to the VM:
> <disk type='block' device='disk'>
> <driver name='qemu' type='raw' cache='none' io='native'/>
> <source dev='/dev/sda'/>
> <target dev='hda' bus='ide'/>
> <address type='drive' controller='0' bus='0' target='0' unit='0'/>
> *** WARNING *** WARNING *** WARNING ***
> Don't never ever try to boot Linux again from that disk in a virtual
> machine OR even write anything onto Linux partitions. Trying to
> mount/write already mounted partitions = big shit happens.
Thanks for the reply.
But your reply scares me. My Centos ISOs and a lot of things are in
those NTFS partitions which are used with Win 7 booted on baremetal.
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