Jenna,

I have the same FedoraVM at home. Unfortunatly I am at work so I can't peak at it and tell you. If you don't figure it out by the time I am home I can look and tell you. I do know though that only one OS can control the device at a time so you have to pick.

Kendall

P.S. I recall this being a pull down in the center of the header bar on the VM.


From: "Parekkattil, Jenna" <jenna.parekkattil@sap.com>
To: Kendall York <gumstix@yahoo.com>; General mailing list for gumstix users. <gumstix-users@lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Friday, August 19, 2011 10:11 AM
Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Create a Bootable MicroSD Card on Windows

Thank you!
Hope I got this right as you told me..
 
Gone to VM/Settings/Add/
-what should I add from the Hardware Selection..
·         Hard Disk
·         CD/DVD drive
·         Floppy Drive
·         Network Adapter
·         USB Controller
·         Sound Card
·         Parallel Port
·         Serial Port
·         Virtual printer
·         Generic SCSI Device
Hoping for an answer.
-greets
Jenna
From: Kendall York [mailto:gumstix@yahoo.com]
Sent: Freitag, 19. August 2011 15:58
To: General mailing list for gumstix users.
Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Create a Bootable MicroSD Card on Windows
 
Jenna,
At the top of the VM window there is a menu to select to give your VM session control of the SD card. in VM when ever you have external hardware you have to tell it to take control or it can not see the item. Note that once you do this your windows system can't see the card.
 

From: "Parekkattil, Jenna" <jenna.parekkattil@sap.com>
To: General mailing list for gumstix users. <gumstix-users@lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Friday, August 19, 2011 9:43 AM
Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Create a Bootable MicroSD Card on Windows


So got already the first problem …
Using VMware and installed a Fedora image through it.
 
Every time I put in the my SD-Card –nothing is appearing, nothing at all.
Now in the manual I read to put unmount my device:
 
$ sudo umount /dev/sde1
 
 
How come that I can`t even find sde1 in my dev-folder??
 
What should I do?
Is there any command with which I can get the SD-Card-Device?
 
Thank you.
Jenna
 
 
 
From: Ben Harrison [mailto:signup@loquerion.com]
Sent: Freitag, 19. August 2011 11:39
To: 'General mailing list for gumstix users.'
Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Create a Bootable MicroSD Card on Windows
 
*cough*Ubuntu*cough* ;) ...just kidding, it’s personal preference mostly.
 
Do have a read about and look for people doing similar work to what you want to achieve. There are nuances and compatibility with different aspects of the build tools which don’t get on with different distros depending on what you’re doing. If you have no previous Linux experience, make your decision based on those...
 
From: Parekkattil, Jenna [mailto:jenna.parekkattil@sap.com]
Sent: 19 August 2011 10:23
To: General mailing list for gumstix users.
Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Create a Bootable MicroSD Card on Windows
 
I see, thank you Ben!
Going to try it with the virtual machine –fedora.
 
 
From: Ben Harrison [mailto:signup@loquerion.com]
Sent: Freitag, 19. August 2011 11:01
To: 'General mailing list for gumstix users.'
Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Create a Bootable MicroSD Card on Windows
 
Hey Jenna,
 
Windows doesn’t natively give you enough control of the SD card file system to make a working bootable card.
 
If you want to make a bootable image, but only have a Windows machine with no option for getting a dedicated Linux box you can:
-Get a bootable Linux CD (Live CD, but this isn’t persistent and not much use for development)
-Use CygWin (A Linux abstraction layer like WINE in reverse, but this isn’t ideal)
-Install a virtual machine host like Virtual Box, then create a virtual Linux machine inside it (This is what I do)
 
If you want to develop for Gumstix, you are really going to need a Linux development computer at some stage... I’d suggest using Virtual Box, have a Google for it.
 
Ben
 
From: Parekkattil, Jenna [mailto:jenna.parekkattil@sap.com]
Sent: 19 August 2011 09:47
To: General mailing list for gumstix users.
Subject: [Gumstix-users] Create a Bootable MicroSD Card on Windows
 
Dear Members, dear helpers,
 
I am trying to find a manual to create a bootable MicroSD Card on Windows?
I thought maybe you already got some information or a tutorial online about that, which I just can`t find.
Waiting desperately for an answer…
 
Greets,
Jenna
 
 
 
 

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