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Old 03-03-2011, 03:54 AM   #1
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vbox 4.0.2 - guest sabayon5.4 on win7 - mnt local gentoo from vbox sabayon?

Am currently running Virtual Box 4.0.2 on Windows 7. I am running my Sabayon USB live in Virtual Box in Windows as a guest. I have a gentoo installation on the local disk

/dev/sda1 = Gentoo (mkfs = XFS)
/dev/sda3 = Win 7 64-bit

How can I mount that Gentoo partition from within the Vbox'd Sabayon (flavor of Gentoo)?

As far as I know there isn't any windows support for XFS, but I dont think that is necessary so long as win 7 is aware of the partition existing, right?

I'm assuming I first need to make Win 7 aware of that partition somehow then add that drive to Vbox and then I might be able to mount it?


found this: (worked)


Last edited by shinystuffrox; 03-03-2011 at 04:23 AM. Reason: solved
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Thanks for sharing the solution and marking your thread as solved. Off the Zero Reply List.

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