Re: Installing Debian GNU/Hurd as a virtual OS
If there is no APM support, how do I shutdown/turn off the Hurd when I'm finished? Isn't doing a hard power switch kill dangerous for the OS?
From: Samuel Thibault
To: David Hiran Watson
Cc: Debian GNU/Hurd Mailing List
Subject: Re: Installing Debian GNU/Hurd as a virtual OS
Sent: 22 Apr 2010 19:20
David Hiran Watson, le Thu 22 Apr 2010 23:03:36 +0000, a écrit :
> >> - ACPI enabled
> >And no ACPI either.
> So does that mean all I can do is shutdown (ie., no sleep, hibernate, etc.)? If so, that's fine with me.
Not even shutdown, APM is not supported either.
> >> - VirtualBox Graphics Adapter
> >This should probably be replaced by a more simple graphic adapter.
> I'm not sure if it can be! The host machine has two cards - ATI Radeon 7000 (PCI, primary), and ATI Rage Fury Pro/Xpert 2000 Pro (AGP, secondary). I suppose I can look into installing one of these adapters instead.
Err, I guess that like for other hardware, virtualbox usually emulates a
virtual one rather than passing through a physical one.
> I think VirtualBox provides its own adapter to allow for thing like Fullscreen mode, Seamless mode, etc.
Yes, but I doubt that supported by Xorg
> Does Hurd have X Server support?
David Hiran Watson
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