[vbox-dev] Guest additions for Android
christian.poetzsch at oracle.com
Thu Mar 24 08:36:19 PDT 2011
On 03/24/11 16:32, Vladimir Chtchetkine wrote:
> Disable mouse integration in VBox? How (minding that I still need guest
> mouse events to emulate touch?)
Sorry, thats basis VirtualBox usage: Machine->Disable Mouse Integration.
The integrations means the integration within the host. Ofc are there
mouse events send to the guest.
> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 8:28 AM, Christian Pötzsch
> <christian.poetzsch at oracle.com <mailto:christian.poetzsch at oracle.com>>
> Than you just need to disable mouse integration in VBox and you are
> done. Android-x86 works very well in VBox already. They use a PS2 device
> for the mouse, which makes our usb mouse tablet (with the better host
> integration support) not useable. And yes they don't use X11 but direct
> framebuffer access.
> On 03/24/11 16:22, Vladimir Chtchetkine wrote:
> > Yep, it's Android x86, and yep, I need the cursor to emulate touch. I
> > don't really need full mouse integration at this point. All I need is
> > mouse cursor still being visible when mouse input is captured. Then I
> > have a host app that listens to mouse events in the guest, translates
> > mouse events into touch events, and sends them back to the guest via
> > some socket protocol. This is what I need in the nutshell:-) I'm not
> > looking for a "product level" solution. All I need is to evaluate how
> > VBox can be used for x86 Android emulation. What it takes to make it
> > work, what it takes to maintain it, etc. Making "touch" work is pretty
> > good estimation for that. Especially considering that I can't
> really get
> > any further without touch working :-)
> > Thans to you all,
> > Vladimir
> > On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 8:10 AM, François Revol <revol at free.fr
> <mailto:revol at free.fr>
> > <mailto:revol at free.fr <mailto:revol at free.fr>>> wrote:
> > Le 24 mars 2011 à 16:04, Christian Pötzsch a écrit :
> > > Hi Vladimir,
> > >
> > > I guess you are using Android-x86 for that! What do you exactly
> > mean by
> > > using host cursor in it? Do you just want to use the mouse
> > or do
> > > you want seamlessly integration of the mouse into the guest?
> > I suppose Android doesn't display any cursor when simulating the
> > touchscreen, so having VBox show a default cursor on the host
> > make it easier ?
> > Hmm Android doesn't use X11, right ?
> > François.
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