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pplo [Explanation of Command Line options]
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antoineleca Highlight the need to use format=raw
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-**Target machine physical hard disk**. ​ This is the drive where Minix is going to be installed. An OpenBSD live USB is used in this guide. If using NetBSD, change //wdXc// to //wdXe//. For linux change //wdXc// to //sdX// (where //X// is the hard disk letter, e.g.: //sda//, without partition number). This is very important, **the idea is to point to whole physical hard disk, not to a partition!** The installation program in the VM need to write Master Boot Record and Partition Boot Sector in the hard disk to boot the kernel. ​ If Minix doesn'​t have full access to the disk, the system won't boot natively when rebooted.+**Target machine physical hard disk**. ​ This is the drive where Minix is going to be installed. An OpenBSD live USB is used in this guide. If using NetBSD, change //wdXc// to //wdXe//. For linux change //wdXc// to //sdX// (where //X// is the hard disk letter, e.g.: //sda//, without partition number). This is very important, **the idea is to point to whole physical hard disk, not to a partition!** The //​format=raw//​ part is to bypass the qemu protection of the MBR sector of the target disk: the installation program in the VM need to write Master Boot Record and Partition Boot Sector in the hard disk to boot the kernel. ​ If Minix doesn'​t have full access to the disk, the system won't boot natively when rebooted.
  
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usersguide/x86usbworkaround.txt · Last modified: 2016/07/12 05:36 by antoineleca