[vbox-dev] Best way to move a vm to another pc?

Geoff Nordli geoffn at gnaa.net
Sun Sep 20 10:45:07 PDT 2009

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Subject: Re: [vbox-dev] Best way to move a vm to another pc?

walt schrieb:
> On 09/19/2009 05:00 PM, Huihong Luo wrote:
>> Thanks, walt.
>> Yes, that will work, provided the drive letter and directory hierarchy
>> keep exactly same on different PCs, because absolute paths are used in
>> those xml files...
> Hm, yes, I see that you're right.  I never noticed that before.
> I'm guessing (I'm not one of the devs) that this may have to do with
> security, but that's only a guess.  Maybe one of the devs would tell
> us why absolute paths are used?

[Geoff Nordli] 

On windows you can also look at the "subst" command.  It will allow you to
map any folder to a drive letter.

Have a great day!


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