[vbox-dev] Calculation of required video memory correct for VBoxSVGA / VMSVGA?

fth0 vbox.fth at t-online.de
Mon Jul 6 12:38:13 GMT 2020


I'm feeling ignored. Therefore I have an additional question:

Where is the right place to ask the developers questions about topics, that cannot be answered in the VirtualBox forums: This mailing list? The Bugtracker? Nowhere?

Regards, fth0

> Am 22.05.2020 um 20:55 schrieb fth0 <vbox.fth at t-online.de>:
> Hi,
> VirtualBox calculates the required video memory in UICommon::requiredVideoMemory(). Basically, it calculates memory for 1 surface for Linux guests, and for 2 or 3 surfaces for Windows guests (plus some extra). Is this calculation still correct for the new graphics controllers (VBoxSVGA, VMSVGA)?
> I'm asking because a forum user seemed to have problems with a Linux guest switching to 1920x1080 and the VirtualBox default of 16 MB VRAM would IMHO be enough memory, if the factor of 1 was still valid (~ 9 MB).
> Regards, fth0
> PS: I'm a volunteer in the VirtualBox forums, and this is my first post in this mailing list. Please tell me if I'm breaking any unwritten rules here. ;)
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