[vbox-dev] Offline Patching of images

Branko Majic branko at majic.rs
Thu Dec 20 09:54:39 GMT 2012

On Thu, 20 Dec 2012 14:28:51 +0530
prabhjeet kaur <prabhjeetkour at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Members,
> I have a question that
> How to patch the VM images offline if we want any changes??
> Actually, I want to delete some of the files stored in VM disk without
> powering on "VM image online".
> So, for that we have to make changes in .vdi file of image or
> something else.
> If yes, then how can we open .vdi file to write anything in it??
> Thanking You,
> Prabhjeet Kaur

You should probably have a look at the vdfuse command. Under
Debian/Ubuntu it's inside of the virtualbox-fuse package.

No idea on its stability/reliability, though.

Best regards 

Branko Majic
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