I've read a few articles about converting a Windows partition using either the VMware tool or disk2vhd from sysinternals but nothing for unix that I can find. Does anyone know if there is a way to convert an old SCO OS 5.0.5 (or Linux for that matter) partition to a virtual disk?
There are two broad categories of approach for this. I'm not familiar with SCO, but the principles should work fine.
Other answers in that first question also touch on the disk-clone approach, but it was James' overview that made it click for me.
Clonezilla can work with just about any filesystem, because it falls back to