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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Time for action—using IDE and SATA drives

In the following exercise, I'll show you how to add a SATA drive to your UbuntuVB virtual machine that already has three IDE hard disks attached.

  1. Open VirtualBox, select your UbuntuVB virtual machine, and click on Settings to open the UbuntuVB — Settings screen.
  2. Select the Storage category, press Insert, and select Add SATA Controller from the pop-up menu. A new SATA Controller will appear under the Floppy Controller in the Storage Tree panel.
  3. Right-click on the SATA Controller element, and select Add Hard Disk from the pop-up menu. A new slot will appear under the SATA Controller:
    Time for action—using IDE and SATA drives
  4. Now select the new slot, ...

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