[vbox-dev] DiskMount - VMLite XP Mode for VirtualBox released

Huihong Luo huisinro at yahoo.com
Sun Jan 17 13:19:13 PST 2010


yes, on windows it's a virtual SCSI disk device.
 
Thanks for the info, I didn't know vdfuse. However, we don't like to use FUSE, so we did the virtual disk driver on linux from kernel level.

--- On Sun, 1/17/10, Alexey Eremenko <al4321 at gmail.com> wrote:


From: Alexey Eremenko <al4321 at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [vbox-dev] DiskMount - VMLite XP Mode for VirtualBox released
To: vbox-dev at virtualbox.org
Date: Sunday, January 17, 2010, 12:40 PM


On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 9:00 PM, Huihong Luo <huisinro at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> By the way, the plugin also contains a disk mount command on Windows for offline disk access:
>
> vmlitectl.exe mount your.vhd/vdi/vmdk/hdd
> vmlitectl.exe umount z:
>

Probably that is why your VMlite installer installs new SCSI driver on
Windows host !

> Linux version will be open sourced once we get more tests done

Good.
There is already such a utility for Linux  known as "vdfuse": (but I
have not tried it, and it is not part of VirtualBox)
http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=14280&p=118280

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-Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"

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