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onlyproductions
May 2nd, 2008, 02:17 PM
ok so i've dual booted my mac (used to be triple boot but i nvr used windows partition). So my question is in vmware is there anyway to run a vm of ur linux partition, u can do that with a windows partition.

cyberdork33
May 2nd, 2008, 02:40 PM
ok so i've dual booted my mac (used to be triple boot but i nvr used windows partition). So my question is in vmware is there anyway to run a vm of ur linux partition, u can do that with a windows partition.
Apparently some people have done this, but it requires some tinkering to get it to work.
This thread is not for a Mac, but it might lead you in the right direction:
http://communities.vmware.com/message/403474

russo.mic
May 2nd, 2008, 04:43 PM
Fair warning, I hosed a dual boot setup this way one time. I got away from my desk after starting my VM, and booted my linux setup in my linux setup. NOT a good idea.

Russo