[vbox-dev] Guest additions for Android

Vladimir Chtchetkine vchtch at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 08:54:29 PDT 2011


Disable mouse integration is not available (grayed out)

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 8:36 AM, Christian Pötzsch <
christian.poetzsch at oracle.com> wrote:

> 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>>
> > wrote:
> >
> >     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.
> >
> >     Chris
> >
> >     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
> >     itself
> >     >     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
> >     would
> >     >     make it easier ?
> >     >
> >     >     Hmm Android doesn't use X11, right ?
> >     >
> >     >     François.
> >     >
> >     >
> >
> >
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> >     Dr. Christian Pötzsch
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