Fedora :: Get The VBox Video Driver To Work In FC12?

Feb 28, 2010

Host: CentOS 5.4 x32
Guest: FC12 x32
Virtual machine: Virtual Box (VBox) 3.1.4

The 640 x 480 video display on my FC12 guest is driving me nuts! The VBox Guest Additions are installed. How do I get FC12 to recognize the VBox video driver?

Extra information:

Auto resize works great on my Windows guests. On FC12, I just get a lot of extra white space.

FC12's installer does not detect a video card. You have to use the stand display option (second one down) to get FC12 to go into a full graphical installer. If you use the regular install, hoping to do a graphical install, FC 12 only install the bare basics. No video support. You get what looks like a rescue cd. No Gnone, no X etc.

I do believe that FC12 has no idea that the VBox's fake video adapter even exists.

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My problem is that my wireless card has never worked - basically there aren't any widely available linux drivers, and there are many threads on getting the RTL8192E to work on many different forums, e.g. here, but none specifically for Fedora, so I think that this thread could potentially guide many more users. FYI, my hardwired network connection works perfectly.

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drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K 2010-03-03 05:28 extra
drwxr-xr-x 11 root root 4.0K 2010-03-16 22:53 kernel
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