Ticket #8580 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

vboxmanage createfromraw file.dd file.vdi does not write the vdi file to disk at the end

Reported by: yobubba Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: USB
Version: VirtualBox 4.0.4 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux


I have created a windows.dd file and am now trying to convert it to a vdi file. The vboxmanage command seems to run ok and the file keeps growing in size, but when the command ends the file is not in the directory.

The command I run is as follows:

vboxmanage convertfromraw windows.dd windows.vdi


createfromraw Download (792 bytes) - added by yobubba 7 years ago.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by yobubba

root@alex-Guinness:/media/Maxtor750/windowsdisk# vboxmanage convertfromraw -format VDI /media/Maxtor750/windowsXP_bkup/windowsXP.dd windowsdisk Converting from raw image file="/media/Maxtor750/windowsXP_bkup/windowsXP.dd" to file="windowsdisk"... Creating dynamic image with size 120034123776 bytes (114474MB)...

oot@alex-Guinness:/media/Maxtor750/windowsdisk# ls -l total 6331844 -rw------- 1 alex alex 6483808256 2011-03-17 16:48 windowsdisk

Changed 7 years ago by yobubba

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by yobubba

see attached for views of two separate windows. One running create from raw and the other doing an ls on the file. the file doesn't write to the disk.

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by yobubba

changed to a usb drive and that fixed this issue

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by yobubba

changed to a different usb drive and this fixed the problem.

comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by frank

So you mean this was a disk failure?

comment:6 Changed 7 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to worksforme
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