I have a dual-boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 installed on separate partitions, according to the following partitioning scheme:
1. MBR for windows 2. Windows system partition (NTFS) - i.e. C:\ 3. Ubuntu / partition (ext4) 4. Ubuntu /home partition (ext4) 5. Ubuntu /boot partition (ext4) 6. Ubuntu swap partition 7. Data partition (NTFS) - mounted as D:\ in windows and /media/data/ in Ubuntu
When I'm in a Windows session, I'd like to be able to start a virtual box with the Ubuntu system from my disk. That is, I don't want yet another Ubuntu installation virtually on some
.vhd file, but to actually start it with the data from my hard drive.
I've used Windows Virtual PC before, but never with an actual disk partition as the hard drive rather than just a