How To Share Disks In VirtualBox Between Linux Guest OS

How To Share Disks In VirtualBox Between Linux Guest OS

Let me show you in this small  tutorial, how to share 1 disk between 2 Linux guests os in Virtualbox.

This tutorial will be very helpful, if you want to Configure and play with GFS or cluster machines.

The the normal screenshot of Virtualbox:

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First, Guest OS Centos1:

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Second Guest OS Centos2:

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Add Extra disk to First machine:

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via File -> Virtual Media manager (Control+D):

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Make the disk Shareable:

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From  Guest Centos 2, you can add existing disk that was created  before Centos1 guest OS:

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After this restart the 2 Guest os, you can check if the drive is add:

2014-05-28_111903That’s it.