Ticket #6910 (closed defect: invalid)

Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

GUI/MaxGuestResolution doesn't have any effect

Reported by: hajma Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 3.1.6 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Solaris
Host type: Linux

Description (last modified by frank) (diff)

Despite setting GUI/MaxGuestResolution to 1024,768, the guest OS is still able to switch to 1280x1024

There are no guest additions installed

Guest: OpenSolaris b134
Host: MandrivaLinux 2010

$ VBoxManage setextradata global GUI/MaxGuestResolution 1024,768
$ VBoxManage getextradata global enumerate
Sun VirtualBox Command Line Management Interface Version 3.1.6
(C) 2005-2010 Sun Microsystems, Inc.
All rights reserved.

Key: GUI/LastVMSelected, Value: e7d6ff6c-59be-4af5-b62c-b2fa5b6e169b
Key: GUI/LastWindowPostion, Value: 342,188,770,550
Key: GUI/LicenseAgreed, Value: 7
Key: GUI/MaxGuestResolution, Value: 1024,768
Key: GUI/RegistrationData, Value: triesLeft=0
Key: GUI/SUNOnlineData, Value: triesLeft=0
Key: GUI/SuppressMessages, Value: ,remindAboutAutoCapture,confirmInputCapture,
Key: GUI/UpdateCheckCount, Value: 34
Key: GUI/UpdateDate, Value: never


vbox.log Download (41.2 KB) - added by hajma 8 years ago.
log file. the penultimate line is gdm switching to 1280x1024. After login, gnome switches to 1024x768

Change History

Changed 8 years ago by hajma

log file. the penultimate line is gdm switching to 1280x1024. After login, gnome switches to 1024x768

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by frank

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by michael

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

Please note that as per the description in the user manual, this feature only works when Guest Additions are installed.

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