Re: system-config-display error

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2009/8/1 orbshield <[email protected]>:
> This is not a bug unless your xVM additional software is not working
>
> system-config-display works before installing the guestOS additions
> after I did the addition I get the same error
> "su -
> yum install dkms gcc
> cd /media/VBOXADDITIONS_2.2.4_47978
> chmod +x VBoxLinuxAdditions-amd64.run
> ./VBoxLinuxAdditions-amd64.run"
>
> If you remove /etc/X11/xorg.conf (make backup first) you will be able to run system-config-display again but then lose the ability to resize based on your current display mode on the fly by the virtual machine window size by design which is a VERY nice feature.  See below how it should function with pics (please note I did not resize the ruler it automatically did that after I made the screen smaller).

It is indeed a very nice feature and it works. I just say there is a
crash and a crash in my view is a bug. If someone launches it from the
menu nothing will happen and the user will be confused.

Regards, Clodoaldo

> see the pics for an example- note the screen size and ruler
>
> large 1600x1000?
> http://i1016.photobucket.com/albums/af285/orbshield/fedora1.jpg [1]
>
> smaller 800 x 600?
> http://i1016.photobucket.com/albums/af285/orbshield/fedora2.jpg [2]
>
>
> Links:
> ------
> [1] http://i1016.photobucket.com/albums/af285/orbshield/fedora1.jpg
> [2] http://i1016.photobucket.com/albums/af285/orbshield/fedora2.jpg
>
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