[TriLUG] vmware physiacal disk importing
porter at trilug.org
Wed Oct 18 15:37:51 EDT 2006
> What is the simplest way to import a physical disk into a vmware
> virtual machine? I don't see any software programs out there that
> does this easily.
Boot your VM with Knoppix and 'dd' the disk image over the network.
I have done this successfully to copy a Win98 partition from a laptop to
a vmware virtual machine. In that case, I actually ran Knoppix both on
the Win98 laptop and the unformatted vmware VM.
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