Time for action—creating a fixed-size hard drive image
In this exercise, I'll show you the difference between creating a fixed-size hard drive image and a dynamically expanding one.
- Open VirtualBox, and open the Virtual Media Manager (File | Virtual Media Manager). Then click on the New button to create a new hard disk image.
- The Create New Virtual Disk wizard will show up next. Click on Next to continue, and then select
Fixed-size storage on Storage Type field from the Hard Disk Storage Type screen.
- Click on Next to continue. Type
UbuntuFixedHD.vdi in the Location field, and leave the
2.00 GB default value in Size.
- Click on Next to continue. The Summary screen will show up with a brief description of all your choices. Click on Finish to start creating ...