F15 BETA.TC1 experiences

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Mar 30 18:29:06 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 14:14 -0400, Scott Robbins wrote:

> As it was a virtual machine (I guess that's the reason) Gnome 3 failed
> to load.   I then enabled 3D acceleration in VBox and gave it the
> maximum allowable memory (128MB), and tried again.  (This doesn't
> affect me in real life, where I do minimal installations and use
> openbox, but I was curious.)  However, still no Gnome 3.  I seem to
> remember this being a known issue--or perhaps not even considered an
> issue, that it won't work in many VMs. 

Yeah, it's a known issue. In theory we should be able to make it work
with VBox's acceleration passthrough, in practice it doesn't, yet. It's
mentioned in Common Bugs.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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