video acceleration on vbox

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Tue Oct 25 00:02:42 UTC 2011

On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 6:44 PM, Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman at>wrote:

> I have installed win 7 as a guest on emulator/virtualbox-ose on my 9.0-RC1
> (i386) machine and no matter what I set the video acceleration to it gives
> me nothing but "standard VGA" in win 7 (even after downloading the driver
> from nvidia).... I am using x11/nvidia-driver under xfce4 on the FB side

You have to install the guest additions for windows.  It used to be better
to boot the guest into safe mode to install them.

Adam Vande More

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