I know this command for VirtualBox for converting a physical hard disk (with Linux OS installed on it) to a virtual image from the Linux environment:
cat /dev/sda | VBoxManage convertfromraw stdin OutPutFile.vdi
But what is the equivalent of this in Windows 10 command prompt?
- I also can't change
/dev/sdato for example
A:\because the hard disk is a
ext4file system so it is not mounted and there's no drive letter assigned to it.
I need to know how to point to that disk, it can't be mounted but it's online as shown in Disk Management.
I have read the manual pages and I can't find my answer still:
I think the equivalent of
cat for Windows is
type What is the Windows equivalent of the Unix command cat? but I'm not sure if it can be used here.
And if it can be used to
stdout the hard disk then maybe I can use this How do I use a pipe to redirect the output of one command to the input of another? to save the stdout to file then send the file to VBoxManage. Or use pipe in Windows? Will it work the same as Linux?
Also this /dev/sda equivalent in Windows doesn't seem to help in my situation, because I get