How to make a bootable hard disk image?
horserivers at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 18:05:29 EST 2013
On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 03:09:00PM +0700, Mulyadi Santosa wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 4:44 AM, horseriver <horserivers at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 12:51:36PM +0700, Mulyadi Santosa wrote:
> >> On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 2:52 AM, horseriver <horserivers at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > hi:)
> >> >
> >> > I want to boot kernel from hard disk image ,because i am using a virtual machine .
> >> > How to make this bootable image ?
> >> > After I make it ,how do I put kernel Image into this image?
> >> If you are using qemu or kvm, you don't need to put the kernel inside
> >> the virtual machine image.
> >> Just use -kernel (or possibly -initrd) parameter and pass the path and
> >> file name of your kernel image and you're good to go.
> > The path?
> > How to write the path? You mean the virtual machine can share physical
> > hard disk with the host ,without its own hard disk image ?
> assume your virtual disk image is in /tmp/guest.img.
> Kernel is /tmp/kernel-image. Initrd is /tmp/initrd
> Usually, I invoke it this way:
> qemu -kernel /tmp/kernel-image -initrd /tmp/initrd -hda /tmp/guest.img
how does the /tmp/kernel-image made ?
> Hope you got the idea....
> Mulyadi Santosa
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