[vbox-dev] vditool little patch

JusTiCe8 justice8 at wanadoo.fr
Thu Jul 5 16:25:16 GMT 2007

Klaus Espenlaub wrote:
> This has been already fixed about two months ago. In a more portable 
> way, as the Windows C library hasn't heard of strcasecmp. I think on the 
> same day you checked out the sources.
oups sorry :/
> Sorry, but I have to correct this a little. In the first place this 
> doesn't allow you to grow a VDI. The guest may think it's bigger, but if 
> you actually want to use the extra space you'll get I/O errors. Resizing 
> requires more of the VDI to be changed. Like growing the chunk table.
I don't wrote everything to achieve the resizing (just try increase).
I use a systemrescuecd iso image, resize partition, reboot and windows 
runs it chkdsk then bigger vdi is usable.
> And the shrinking part also is not quite correct, as the excess data is 
> not discarded, which could be irrelevant depending on the circumstances.
maybe just do the opposite will discard, perhaps, data...

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