[vbox-dev] Linux VHD Boot available - download and boot your physical pc, also runs as vm

Huihong Luo huisinro at yahoo.com
Sat Apr 10 08:59:01 GMT 2010

It's specially prepared, with virtual disk module compiled in initrd

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On Apr 10, 2010, at 1:38 AM, Alexey Eremenko <al4321 at gmail.com> wrote:

On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 10:38 AM, Huihong Luo <huisinro at yahoo.com> wrote:

For your information, we used VirtualBox disk source code to make Linux VHD boot possible. Source code will be provided later after more cleanup, and with VDI/VMDK support added.

A sample Ubuntu VHD package is ready for download:

http://www.vmlite.com/index.php/download/22-appliances (free site registration required)

download, extract it, then double click setup.exe on Windows, reboot

detailed instructions:




VMLite Team

Sounds cool !

Your readme does not mentions *very* important topic.
Is this normal VHD image installed or is it a specially prepared image
for VBoot ?
If normal image, then any guest OS will work, starting from DOS, and
if VBoot-ready image, then which packages need to be installed in the

-Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"

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