Question about virtualbox

Chris Jones christopher.rob.jones at cern.ch
Sat Nov 28 15:19:14 GMT 2009


On 28 Nov 2009, at 3:07pm, tommie ramirez andujar wrote:

> Yes he can, I thought he meant in the same pc, but if it is a network
> folder then he can do it. Sorry, misread

Its the same even if the shared folder is on the host machine. The point is when sharing a folder on the host machine with a virtual machine, the virtual machine does *not* see that folder natively, as ext3, but as a special shared filesystem. In the case of a windows VM it will not be seen as ext3, even if that is what it is on the host.

Chris



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