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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Time for action—adding a secondary virtual drive to your VM

In this exercise, I'll show you how to add another virtual drive to your VM, using the Virtual Media Manager included in VirtualBox and the VDI format.

Note

Remember to use the UbuntuVB virtual machine we created in previous chapters because we'll refer to it on several exercises in this chapter.

  1. Open VirtualBox, and select File | Virtual Media Manager... from the main menu:
    Time for action—adding a secondary virtual drive to your VM
  2. The Virtual Media Manager window will appear, showing a list of all the hard disks available in your VirtualBox installation. Click on the New button to create a new virtual hard disk.
  3. Leave the Dynamically expanding storage ...

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