Linux: mounting VirtualBox VDI disk using qemu

#install tools qemu-kvm (debian based distros) $ sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm #load module $ sudo modprobe nbd #create loopback dev for the image $ sudo qemu-nbd -c /dev/nbd0 <path to virtual disk>.vdi #mount the partitions, that are exposed as /dev/nbd0pXXX $ sudo mount -o noatime,noexec /dev/nbd0p1 /tmp/vdi/ #in the end unmount && shutdown the ndb $ sudo umount /tmp/vdi/ $ sudo qemu-nbd -d /dev/nbd0
Script to mount VDI format VirtualBox virtual disk. It uses qemu-kvm tool and was tested with ubuntu distros.

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