From dual boot to virtualization

Franz Waldmüller waldbauernbub at
Wed Apr 15 20:06:30 UTC 2009

Juan De Mola schrieb:
> Hi everybody!
> As you will know I've problems with the boot of 8.10 and with the NTFS 
> partition from where the entire system runs, including Vista.
> To avoid the growing problems with the fs when some file is touched by 
> ubuntu i want move it from the virtual hd to a vm on sun virtual box.
> How I can do the transfer without great problems? I've a tiny debian 
> install yet @ vb. Thanks!

I would do a Windows Install in the virtual machine from scratch. This 
way you will just install the essential software and can keep windows 
lean. The clean way is often the fastest.


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