[PC-BSD Testing] VirtualBox Guest Additions

Arthur Koziol A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Thu Jun 18 06:18:01 PDT 2009


It's all very cool. VirtualBox 3.0.0 is also just around the corner:

- Guest SMP with up to 32 virtual CPUs (VT-x and AMD-V only)
- Windows guests: ability to use Direct3D 8/9 applications / games 
(experimental)
- Support for OpenGL 2.0 for Windows, Linux and Solaris guests
- A lot of other enhancements and bug fixes

Arthur

>I just added the "guest additions" ISO to our module. It should be 
>in the version that we post to PBIDir sometime next week. (I want to 
>use it also) :)
>
>
>--
>Kris Moore
>PC-BSD Software
>
>On Thu, 18 Jun 2009, Ian Robinson wrote:
>
>>As you stated, the VirtualBox pbi runs great.  It is much faster 
>>and easier than QEMU and Win4BSD.
>>Does the VirtualBox pbi contain the Guest Additions unit.  When the 
>>guest session is running, it is
>>supposed to be accessible from the menu branch labeled 
>>"Devices."  There is in fact a submenu labeled
>>"Guest Additions" but it reports it cannot find them.
>>Ian Robinson
>>Salem, Ohio
>>!DSPAM:1,4a3a24b6677121321136169!
>
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