Resizing virtual display on virtual machine

Dale J. Chatham dale at
Mon Jun 7 19:11:53 UTC 2010


It sux!!!

Has anyone compared the alternatives?  Xen, vmware, qemu, kvm, virtualbox?

Yes, Xen and virtualbox are pretty much the same except for the admin tools.

I'm not sure if the qemu/kvm question even tracks.


On 06/05/2010 12:24 PM, Joe Conway wrote:
> On 06/04/2010 10:56 AM, Christoph A. wrote:
>> I was also looking for an answer to this question yesterday and got a hint:
>> 1) set the video model to vga
>> 2) within the VM: 'yum install system-config-display'
>> ->  use it to set a new display with beter resolution
>> I did that and got a higher resolution but unfortunately with a poor
>> performance.
> Interesting. I had not yet run any VMs since upgrading from fedora 12 to
> 13 -- there does seem to have been a fairly significant regression in VM
> video performance under fedora 13. Anyone else seeing this? Any known
> solutions (could not find with a quick search)?
> Joe

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