xwindows/vmware problem

Kerry Hoath kerry at gotss.eu.org
Mon Apr 9 20:09:10 EDT 2001

I believe there is some kind of command-line switch to vmware to tell it what
machine image to boot. You also can get direct
graphics working with xfree86 3.3.3 or later; not sure of the specifics
here will have to look into it.

Regards, Kerry.
On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 10:58:53AM -0400, John Covici wrote:
> I have vmware on my Linux box, but the behaviour of x has changed and
> I can no longer start it.
> The problem is that what used to happen is that if the mouse was in
> the vmware window, I was able to push an ok button for a message which
> always comes up by tabbing once or twice and hitting enter or
> spacebar.  Now the mouse has to be moved over the button and clicked
> to get rid of the message and start the vmware boot.
> The message is just to tell you that direct graphics cannot be
> initialized and I have never found the way to have that working.
> Is there a way I either can get the old behavior back or what would be
> better to create some kind of event to push that ok button
> automatically.
> Thanks in advance for any assistance.
> -- 
>          John Covici
>          covici at ccs.covici.com
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