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Changes between Initial Version and Version 9 of Ticket #2783


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01/13/09 20:17:41 (5 years ago)
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  • Ticket #2783 – Description

    initial v9  
    33Repro steps: 
    44 
    5 1) start Debian Etch 4 64-bit guest 
    6 2) start a terminal window 
    7 3) at the prompt, type "sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop" 
    8 4) the VB window will be resized, and you should now be in a text-mode console window 
    9 5) login 
    10 6) type "sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start" 
    11 7) X will now start, but the VB window will remain the same size as it was for the text-mode console; the desktop will look "scrambled" as shown in the attached image 
     5 1. start Debian Etch 4 64-bit guest 
     6 1. start a terminal window 
     7 1. at the prompt, type "sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop" 
     8 1. the VB window will be resized, and you should now be in a text-mode console window 
     9 1. login 
     10 1. type "sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start" 
     11 1. X will now start, but the VB window will remain the same size as it was for the text-mode console; the desktop will look "scrambled" as shown in the attached image 
    1212 
    1313Note how the VB window wont correctly resize any bigger.  It seems fixed at this size.  (See attached image #2.) 
    1414 
    1515To fix this problem: 
    16 1) press:   <HOST>+CTRL+F1 
    17 2) one you are at the guest's text console, press ALT+F7 to return to X 
     16 1. press:   <HOST>+CTRL+F1 
     17 1. one you are at the guest's text console, press ALT+F7 to return to X 
    1818 
    1919The VB window will resize itself to accommodate the full desktop, and no redraw problem remains. 

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