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I have a bootable flash disk which I want to use as a boot disk for my virtual machine. How do I make a virtual hard drive file out of the flash disk?

Linux.

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Try

dd if=/dev/< flash disk > of=image.iso

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...assuming linux or other unix-like, of course. –  Alien Life Form Oct 14 '11 at 9:17
    
I tried both /dev/sdb and /dev/sdb1, the resulting ISOs are neither mountable nor bootable. –  Ron Oct 14 '11 at 9:29

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