[vbox-dev] OpenGL/3D on Mac Hosts... Screenshots
Louis King Jr
inlieuoflou at gmail.com
Fri May 31 03:06:39 PDT 2013
Yes, it's always been a 3D problem. 3D has always been problematic with the
Mac version of VirtualBox. The screenshot problem for 3D has been going on
for something like 3 years. 2D screenshots are fine.
I figured the errors weren't too meaningful but I thought I should include
On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 5:58 AM, Sergey Dubov <Sergey.Dubov at oracle.com>wrote:
> Louis King Jr <inlieuoflou at gmail.com> писал(а) в своём письме Fri, 31 May
> 2013 01:00:17 +0400:
> the build is VirtualBox-4.2.51-86105
> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 4:56 PM, Louis King Jr <inlieuoflou at gmail.com>wrote:
>> the error in the Ternimal....
>> louiss-imac:~ Mine$ VirtualBox -startvm "LMDE Cinnamon" --rmode image
>> VirtualBox: error: Code NS_ERROR_NOT_IMPLEMENTED (0x80004001) - Not
>> implemented (extended info not available)
>> VirtualBox: error: Context:
>> "Notify3DEvent(VBOX3D_NOTIFY_EVENT_TYPE_VISIBLE_WINDOW, NULL)" at line 266
>> of file crservice.cpp
>> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 4:48 PM, Louis King Jr <inlieuoflou at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> when I use 'VirtualBox -startvm <guest's name> --rmode image' I get a
>>> message about starting in 16 bit color mode although it does start in 32
>>> bit color. The screenshot is still black. That's when I tried it with LMDE
>>> - Cinnamon.
>>> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 3:30 PM, Sergey Dubov <Sergey.Dubov at oracle.com>wrote:
>>>> Louis King Jr <inlieuoflou at gmail.com> писал(а) в своём письме Thu, 30
>>>> May 2013 22:00:53 +0400:
>>>> This has been a long standing problem with VirtualBox running on Mac
>>>> hosts. For whatever reason screenshots on Linux guests running Compiz or
>>>> Unity or Gnome3 or Cinnamon can not take screenshots. All one gets is an
>>>> empty black screen. I've been told this is not an issue for the Windows or
>>>> Linux versions of VB. As of today's 4.2.51 version it's still an issue. If
>>>> it is one of the things being worked on currently of course ignore this
>>>> I would mention the current version of Debian 7 with Gnome 3 does
>>>> actually work as far as screenshots go and I have no idea why.
>>>> Is it the case with QImage frame-buffer too?
>>>> I mean by default MacOS X host VM uses Quartz2D frame-buffer but there
>>>> is an experimental QImage frame-buffer support which can be used by trunk
>>>> VM through '--rmode image' passed as additional argument to 'VirtualBox
>>>> -startvm <vm name>' like:
>>>> VirtualBox -startvm Ubuntu --rmode image
>>>> *With Best Regards,*
>>>> *[Oracle/VirtualBox] Sergey Dubov
>>>> vbox-dev mailing list
>>>> vbox-dev at virtualbox.org
> Ok, it seems the screen-shot issue is deeper than the used frame-buffer
> Is it 3D related thing? I mean is the screenshot correct when you are
> getting it with 3D turned off for the same VM?
> About error warnings in terminal, you can ignore these warnings for now.
> They are related to new functionality which is not yet implemented from
> the GUI side.
> *With Best Regards,*
> *[Oracle/VirtualBox] Sergey Dubov
> vbox-dev mailing list
> vbox-dev at virtualbox.org
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