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Ticket #3264 (closed defect: duplicate)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

World of Warcraft

Reported by: tkalfaoglu Owned by:
Priority: major Component: 3D support
Version: VirtualBox 2.1.2 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description

When World of Warcraft is launched (with 3d acceleration enabled) it displays "failed to find a suitable display" and does not start.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by sandervl73

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

It's not supposed to work unless you enable OpenGL mode in this game. The demo works fine here.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by tkalfaoglu

  • Status changed from closed to reopened
  • Resolution worksforme deleted

Even with -opengl added as command parameter, it still displays the same message.

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by lyallp

I confirm that World of Warcraft, with the shortcut parameter set to "c:\program files\World of Warcraft\WoW.exe" -opengl

I have VirtualBox-ose version 2.2.0_OSE r18839

Guest VM settings are-

OS Type: Windows XP Base Memory: 806MB Video Memory: 32MB ACPI: enabled IO APIC: disabled VT-x/AMD-V: disabled Nested Paging: disabled PAE/NX: Disabled 3d Accelleration: enabled

Guest Operating System is Windows XP Pro, fully patched up with Guest Additions version 2.2.0r45846

Host operating system is Linux (Gentoo) using Kernel Linux version 2.6.27-gentoo-r8 (root@lyalls-pc) (gcc version 4.1.2 (Gentoo 4.1.2 p1.0.2)) #6 SMP PREEMPT Tue Apr 7 22:25:30 CST 2009

with 2G of memory using an nVidia Video Card (extract from Xorg log)

...

(--) PCI:*(0@1:0:0) nVidia Corporation GeForce 7600 GT rev 162, Mem @ 0xf8000000/0, 0xe0000000/0, 0xf9000000/0, BIOS @ 0x????????/131072

... (II) LoadModule: "glx" (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensionslibglx.so (II) Module glx: vendor="NVIDIA Corporation"

compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.0 Module class: X.Org Server Extension

(II) NVIDIA GLX Module 180.29 Thu Feb 5 00:14:00 PST 2009 (II) Loading extension GLX ...

Admittedly I am running it from a network mounted drive in the VM, but I simply expect that to cause it to start slowly, not to affect it's display startup.

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by frank

  • Component changed from other to 3D support

comment:5 Changed 5 years ago by leonid

  • Status changed from reopened to closed
  • Resolution set to duplicate

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by leonid

Dup of #2816

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