VirtualBox

Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #5764


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Timestamp:
04/16/10 15:17:31 (4 years ago)
Author:
frank
Comment:

I'm quite sure your problems are gone when you append the --evdevkeymap switch to your VBoxSDL parameters.

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  • Ticket #5764

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  • Ticket #5764 – Description

    initial v1  
    1 Host: Ubuntu 9.10 32bit i386 
    2 Guest: Windows XP SP3 32bit i386 
    3 VirtualBox: 3.1 
     1Host: Ubuntu 9.10 32bit i386[[BR]] 
     2Guest: Windows XP SP3 32bit i386[[BR]] 
     3!VirtualBox: 3.1[[BR]] 
    44 
    5 After upgrading the Host OS (from Ubuntu 8.04) the arrow keys, Home, End, Insert, PgUp, PgDwn, and / on the numeric keypad no longer work when starting the virtual machine with VBoxSDL. 
     5After upgrading the Host OS (from Ubuntu 8.04) the arrow keys, Home, End, Insert, !PgUp, !PgDwn, and / on the numeric keypad no longer work when starting the virtual machine with VBoxSDL. 
    66 
    7 The upgrade was an export Vbox virtual machine, format hard drive, clean install new OS and then import the vbox Virtual machine. 
     7The upgrade was an export VBox virtual machine, format hard drive, clean install new OS and then import the vbox Virtual machine. 
    88 
    9 I use the following command to start VirtualBox: 
     9I use the following command to start !VirtualBox: 
     10{{{ 
    1011/usr/bin/gksudo -u fred 'VBoxSDL --startvm freds_VM --nofstoggle --termacpi' 
     12}}} 
    1113 
    1214After the upgrade mentioned above, the keyboard keys stopped working (sometimes the Start menu will open, other times it's like a right mouse click is pressed.) 
    1315 
    1416If I start Virtual box like this: 
     17{{{ 
    1518/usr/bin/gksudo -u fred VBoxManage startvm freds_VM 
     19}}} 
    1620 
    1721all keys work as expected and as they always have, no matter which of these two methods I use to start the VM. 

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