[vbox-dev] No video.

Perry Halbert phalbert at cox.net
Wed May 21 18:10:50 UTC 2014

Good day Michael,

The latest set of changes (r51319) seem to have fixed the issue.


On 05/16/2014 08:12 AM, Perry Halbert wrote:
> Good day Michael,
> I do use saved state on that machine and it did start to a black 
> screen. I did a complete boot and it was the same, nothing would show, 
> just black, not even a tty window. I turned off 3D and booted into a 
> tty windows and installed the GAs, turned 3D back on and no change 
> just black screen. As for the changeset I showed, I have no idea what 
> is causing the issue but it looks like it is host side code.
> Reverted to the previous build (51242) and it works great.
> Attaching a different log.
> Perry
> On 05/16/2014 01:45 AM, Michael Thayer wrote:
>> Hello Perry,
>> On 16/05/14 01:07, Perry Halbert wrote:
>>> Working build = 4.3.51-r51242
>>> Non-working build - 4.3.51-r51262
>>> Host = Ubuntu-12.04 Guest = Mint-16 (both 64-bit)
>>> Tried without 3D acceleration and the guest will display but very
>>> sluggish due to software rendered 3D.
>>> I see "Changeset 51243" Additions/x11/VBoxClient: make VBoxClient
>>> --display use the new interface to the X.Org video driver.
>>> Maybe I am missing something that is needed?
>>> Log file of failed update included.
>> I'm sorry, but I have trouble understanding from your message exactly 
>> what is going wrong.  The log seems to show that your machine did not 
>> boot up at all due to a problem with a saved state, but that doesn't 
>> fit in with what you said about a "sluggish" display.
>> And did whatever issue you are hitting come after updating the main 
>> application or the Guest Additions?  The change set you are pointing 
>> too is in the Additions.
>> Regards,
>> Michael
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