Wednesday, October 18, 2017

How to mount a VMDK in Linux Mint / Ubuntu

This took way too much googleing.  This is what worked-

sudo su
losetup /dev/loop0 <vmdk file>
kpartx -av /dev/loop0
mkdir /mnt/vmdk
mount /dev/mapper/loop0p1 /mnt/vmdk

If loop0 comes back as busy, use another one like loop5.

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