Virtualbox 6.1

I need help how to used external hard disk to mount in virtualbox and then installing operating system.
If someone can gived a link or short instruction it will be a great.
I will also will research on webside engine search a solution.

I admit, I have always struggled with VirtualBox where mounting or accessing external drives are involved. You are not alone.
It is one reason I prefer to use a virtual manager other than VirtualBox. Gnome Boxes or QEMU.

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I know how to do it in windows :joy:

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This is the windows command, I don't have access to my laptop to test in Linux though. But give it a shot or see if Google has how to run this in Linux.

VBoxManage internalcommands createrawvmdk -filename C:\usb.vmdk -rawdisk \.\PhysicalDrive4

Replace name and physical disk# with correct mounts
Maybe possibly something like

VBoxManage internalcommands createrawvmdk -filename ~/vbox/usb.vmdk -rawdisk /dev/nvme05p

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Yes. I saw that tutorial on youtube something.
I saw also that interesting tutorial how install NAS on pc.


sudo VBoxManage internalcommands createrawvmdk -filename ~/test.vmdk -rawdisk /dev/sdb1

I had to play around with permissions and eventually run vbox as sudo, im sure if I invested more time i could fix it all lol but thats the command in linux.

That is true. I tested new version 7 but 6.1 is more stable.

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