CFT: vdfuse port (was: Re: Mounting VirtualBox vdi files
nox at jelal.kn-bremen.de
Sat Sep 11 18:52:14 UTC 2010
On Wed, Sep 08, 2010 at 07:44:37PM -0600, Warren Block wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Sep 2010, Juergen Lock wrote:
> > ...there is a much simpler fusefs tool in debian called vdfuse that I
> > now finally made a port of. I don't know how stable this is on
> > FreeBSD or if there still may be bugs, so please give this a good test
> > and post your results here. Here's a simple example:
> > # vdfuse -r -f ~nox/.VirtualBox/HardDisks/win7-64.vdi /mnt
> > # mdconfig -a -f /mnt/Partition2 -o readonly
> > md0
> > # mount -o ro -t ntfs /dev/md0 /mnt2
> > # ls -l /mnt2
> > ...
> > # umount /mnt2
> > # mdconfig -d -u 0
> > # umount /mnt
> It works for a .vdi of a UFS drive. The BSD partitions show up on the
> md0 device (md0a, etc). Just a trivial test, but looks promising!
Yep, those kind of tests worked for me too, I just wasn't sure if it
also survives `heavy use', i.e. reading/writing/using files much on
the mounted fs.es...
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