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 […]
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, […]
By Tom Sandholm
How to mount a specific partition of a XEN file-backed virtual disk from the host OS.
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