setting up X -- under VMWare?
nomadlogic at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 10:25:48 PDT 2005
On 10/24/05, dick hoogendijk <dick at nagual.st> wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Oct 2005 12:45:39 -0400
> "N.J. Thomas" <njt at ayvali.org> wrote:
> > I'm setting up X on a FreeBSD 4.11 machine. I've done that before, but
> > this is the first time I'm doing it inside a VMWare virtual machine.
> > What monitor/video card parameters should I supply for XFree86-4
> > configuration? That of my real monitor/video card or some virtual
> > VMWare one?
> What I always do is run a knoppix live CD under vmware. The generated
> Xorg.conf is absolutely great. Write is down (or save it somewhere; put
> it into /etc/X11 on your freebsd virtual machine and all's well.
err except that I think the default X server for 4.x is still XF86 not
The conf's should be mostly portable, but a few issues may pop up.
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