Re: Virtualbox Lenny Guest - Screen resize and Seamless mode
On Mon, 03 Aug 2009 16:33:32 -0500
Mark Allums <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Chris wrote:
> > On Monday 03 August 2009, email@example.com wrote:
> >> Chris wrote:
> >>> I am trying to get Screen resize and Seamless mode working on
> >>> Lenny guest systems to no avail.
> >>> I have tried insalling the guest-utils packages, as well as the
> >>> guest-additions the manual way with m-a. They install fine, but
> >>> sreen-resize and seamless mode don't work.
> >>> Does anyone have this working at all? I've tried various
> >>> xorg.conf files with the video driver and no screen resolutions.
> >>> I am running virtualbox-ose 2.1.4 from lenny-backports on the
> >>> host.
> >>> Thanks,
> >>> Chris
> >> I also have same problem.
> >> I have Debian Sid LXDE, Debian Sid XFCE and Debian Sid KDE as a
> >> guest. They were first Lenny and screen size was to big so I was
> >> edit xorg.conf and it was fine. After upgrade to Sid all of them
> >> have to small screen with black frame around (800x600 on 15"
> >> laptop, native resolution is 1024x768). Editing xorg.conf doesn't
> >> help any more. Bye,
> >> Goran Dobosevic
> >> Hrvatski: www.dobosevic.com
> >> English: www.dobosevic.com/en/
> > Lets see if anyone has it working! I have some SIDUX guests
> > (09-01, 09-02) that work...
> I have the same problem. An update to xorg occuring at approximately
> the same time as an upgrade of VirtualBox has caused VBox to turn off
> dynamic resizing, and nothing I can think of will bring it back.
> Editing xorg.conf is futile. Reinstalling the additions does nothing.
> The screen resolutions allowed are 800x600 or 640x480. It is very
> Mark Allums
I'm running VirtualBox 3.0.2 not the Debian -OSE edition, but downloaded
from the Sun Site.. Sun has precipitated a good number of changes,
Guest Additions work much better... I have resized windows in M$, SuSE,
uname -r >2.6.26-2-amd64