By: ab

October 30, 2013 10:09 am


LJDT: KVM, Snapshots, and Disk Resizing

Have you ever wanted to resize a disk in a VM and wondered how insanely painful that would be? After all, from the old days of platter-based spinning drives in computers (sorry to those of you still living in those days), before SANs with resizable LUNs, file-backed VMs, and other marvels of recent times, disks […]

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By: battala

June 3, 2009 6:47 pm


How to add Virtual Hard Disks and get them to work inside the Guest Operating System

This article explains how to add additional virtual hard disks and get them to work inside the Guest OS in a VMware virtual environment. As IT is moving towards Server Consolidations, the need for knowledge of managing and administration of Virtual Machines is also necessary. The important configurable elements of virtual machines are CPU, Memory, […]

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By: sandholm

August 25, 2007 5:02 am


How to Mount a Specific Partition of a Xen File-backed Virtual Disk

By Tom Sandholm Problem: How to mount a specific partition of a XEN file-backed virtual disk from the host OS. Solution: Locate the virtual-disk file and list it's content using fdisk. For example: beast2:/extra/xen/images/vm2 # fdisk -luC 530 ./hda Disk ./hda: 0 MB, 0 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 530 cylinders, total 0 sectors Units […]

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