Cloned virtual test machines

Felix Miata mrmazda at
Mon Jul 7 14:59:01 UTC 2008

On 2008/07/07 16:32 (GMT+0200) Markus Hitter apparently typed:

> Am 07.07.2008 um 15:12 schrieb Scott Kitterman:

> On the host machine, set aside a spare  
> partition for the OS, and perhaps one for the virtual machine's swap.  
> Setup your virtual machine to use these two partitions (not the  
> entire disk) as "raw" partitions. The only slight trouble you'll  
> experience is the Master Boot Record / Grub which has to be set in  
> the virtual machine's raw disk description.

> Then you can clone your OS to this spare partition, unmount it in  
> Ubuntu and launch your preferred virtual machine off it.

I'm well past my 15 partition limit in most of my machines. How to you do it?
Only 2-3 distros per machine? 8 disks per machine? Something else?
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