[vbox-dev] Resizing of Windows guest not working in SVN Build =>r39104
phalbert at cox.net
Mon Oct 31 12:38:38 PDT 2011
r39152 shows the same issue. Once you shrink a guest it can not grow.
On 10/28/2011 12:42 PM, Perry Halbert wrote:
> More testing shows this not to be guest addition related. It appears
> to be host side as far as I can tell and affects Windows guests only.
> If the guest is set to a size before you update there is no issue it
> starts at the size stored in the .vbox file. If however you try to
> resize the guest down and back up with the mouse drag it will decrease
> but it can not be increased.
> As you can see this is indicating the size change, however the frame
> does grow but the guest does not. This is an XP-x86_64 guest.
> VirtualBox 4.1.51_OSE r39122 linux.amd64 (Oct 28 2011 12:13:38)
> release log
> 00:00:50.859 VMMDev::SetVideoModeHint: got a video mode hint
> (1281x704x0) at 0
> 00:00:51.057 VMMDev::SetVideoModeHint: got a video mode hint
> (1303x716x0) at 0
> 00:00:51.332 VMMDev::SetVideoModeHint: got a video mode hint
> (1315x723x0) at 0
> 00:00:51.539 VMMDev::SetVideoModeHint: got a video mode hint
> (1358x754x0) at 0
> 00:00:51.720 VMMDev::SetVideoModeHint: got a video mode hint
> (1359x755x0) at 0
> 00:00:51.970 VMMDev::SetVideoModeHint: got a video mode hint
> (1360x755x0) at 0
> On 10/27/2011 02:28 PM, Perry Halbert wrote:
>> I have another issue that I am starting to think has something to
>> do with the new builds. In Win7 and Vista (shudder I know but it must
>> be tested) I can not resize the guest. log shows a video hint but the
>> actual guest area does not grow. I am using the release 4.1.4 now and
>> it was working just fine until the update from svn r39104.
>> I found VBoxGuestAdditions-r74568.iso that Michael posted yesterday in
>> bugtracker and tried that on the Windows 7 guest. However that did not
>> help at all. I reverted back to r38938 and reverted the extension pack
>> to release 4.1.4 and the Windows 7 guest now has the ability to resize.
>> Keep in mind that the resize did not work even with the 3D turned off so
>> I think that dismisses the wddm drivers (which i didn't think would
>> effect this problem anyway).
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