[vbox-dev] Linux Guest Additions: Adding More resolutions may be risky
Michael.Thayer at Sun.COM
Thu Nov 26 13:48:59 GMT 2009
See my answer on the forum topic. It is enough to tell me once :)
On Wed, 2009-11-25 at 22:02 +0200, Alexey Eremenko wrote:
> You implemented a new patch:
> This may be risky as many legacy Linux guests will use the maximum
> resolution (1600x1200), if not stopped by monitor limits.
> This is problematic for low resolution monitors and netbooks alike.
> Even for big monitors users will feel uncomfortable.
> I recommend you to revert this patch for v3.1.x series.
> For this to work correctly, VirtualBox must first implement a feature
> to limit guest monitor size, like VMware does.
> After this feature is complete, adding the patch above should be safe.
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