FreeBSD inside VMWare and x.org
jason at ec.rr.com
Fri Feb 25 04:53:54 GMT 2005
On 02/24/05 23:37:53, Bill Moran wrote:
> I'd like to use FreeBSD inside VMWare on my desktop. I've used
> for testing things out in FreeBSD quite a few times with considerable
> success, but I've never before installed x.org, and that's where I'm
> getting hung up. I'm trying to use FreeBSD 5.3, with the latest xorg
> from ports (just updated today).
> I can't seem to get X to start with any decent screen realestate. If
> I use the "vmware" driver, I'm stuck with 640x480. I experimented
> and tried the "vesa" driver, which worked nicely except the screen is
> huge (I'm guessing 3000x3000 or so) and since most of it is off the
> monitor, it's unusable.
> I've tried installaing the vmware-tools4 package, and I've tried it
> without the package. It doesn't seem to make much difference either
> Any suggestions or pointers on how to get a usable system inside
Change you /etc/X11/xorg.conf to match the relevant parts of this
Identifier "Screen 1"
Monitor "kds_1600x1200 at 75"
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
ViewPort 0 0
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