VirtualBox

Ticket #1544 (closed defect: invalid)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

Can't install drivers on Win XP for my Radeon 9200 SE

Reported by: paziek Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 1.6.0 Keywords: video driver ati radeon
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description

Host is Hardy Heron. I have tried all kinds of drivers. Official, old, current, modified. Nothing seems to work. Is this normal, or its just my crappy video card? Perhaps I should set it up in my xorg.conf ?
Right now its just this:

Section "Device"
	Identifier	"Configured Video Device"
EndSection

But X seems to detect my card properly
lshw output

*-display UNCLAIMED
                description: VGA compatible controller
                product: RV280 [Radeon 9200 SE]
                vendor: ATI Technologies Inc
                physical id: 0
                bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
                version: 01
                width: 32 bits
                clock: 66MHz
                capabilities: vga_controller bus_master cap_list
                configuration: latency=32 mingnt=8

Change History

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by michael

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to invalid

You don't install drivers for your graphics card in the guest (which is what I assume you are trying to do) - you install the guest additions, which contain a special graphics driver written for VirtualBox. See the  user manual and the  user FAQ.

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