On 29/08/10 06:29 AM, Robert Spiteri wrote:
>> Let's address that. No, you shouldn't need an
xorg.conf. What was the video hardware? Or did you do that in a VM?
Specifically, Virtualbox with lenny used the correct resolution and in
squeeze it does not due to a bug I can dig up (if it is relevant to
your case). It should be fine on the real video hardware, though.
Yes I am testing in Virtualbox but didn't know about the bug. And I
guess it's quite relevant to my case. The resolution doesn't go up more
than 800 by 600. In Lenny it's great though as you said. Can you please
elaborate about the bug, if possible? thanks
See this bug against the vesa driver:
I have been told by #debian-x that when you use VirtualBox, you should
use virtualbox-ose-guest-x11 (include this in your package lists) so
that vboxvideo will be used instead of vesa (but check
/var/log/Xorg.0.log to see if it does).
If you're still having problems even after confirming that vboxvideo is
being used, then we have another problem with the vboxvideo driver (but
I see no relevant bugs filed about this, so I am hoping this is not the