[vbox-dev] Add resolution for guest OS frame buffer driver

Josh Wright jshwright at gmail.com
Sun Sep 6 18:21:42 PDT 2009

Have you looked at the addcustommode option for the VBoxControl  
executable in the guest additions?

I've only ever had a need to do this with a Windows guest, so I don't  
know if all the GA platforms have VBoxControl.


Sent from my iPod

On Sep 6, 2009, at 12:29 PM, "Kung Chun" <kung7chun at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
>    I want to add a new resolution for the frame buffer driver of guest
> OS so that the guest OS can get the same resolution as the host OS  
> frame
> buffer driver. I wonder whether I can achieve it by writing some video
> additions to load the settings of host OS? By now, I haven't seen  
> any codes
> of additions deal with frame buffer driver.
>    Any ideas or suggestions are welcome!
> Best Regards,
> K7C
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