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Is there anyway to map a Windows disk partition( c:/, d:/) to Linux (running as guest on top of Windows host Type-2 hypervisor)?

There are few solution like a shared folder in VirtualBox, however, this doesn't give a block device view of the Windows drive . I am exploring to see if the Windows drive can directly be mapped into the Linux guest, and presented as sort of psuedo device which can be mounted, and can seen as a device within Linux.

I feel it can be achieved through the Windows filter driver. Is there a clean way of doing this, from Linux's side as opposed to Windows?

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What do you need to do to the raw disk device? –  new123456 Aug 1 '11 at 15:46
    
I'm not 100% on what your question is; or even what you really need. I'm not sure about doing this type of thing from a VM. I think it might be possible, in some regard to your requirements. I just don't know what those requirements precisely are. –  TechZilla Sep 28 '11 at 15:05

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