[CentOS] CentOS Within VirtualPC 2007

Ross S. W. Walker rwalker at medallion.com
Tue Jul 31 13:34:03 UTC 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Robert Jackson
> Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2007 7:05 AM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: [CentOS] CentOS Within VirtualPC 2007
> Trying to get CentOS 5 running under VirtualPC 2007. The 
> installation seems 
> to go OK until X server runs. After this the screen display 
> goes horribly wrong. 
> Does anyone know if this is an issue with v5 or something 
> else. Also has anyone 
> managed to get CentOS running properly (from the install) 
> under VirtualPC 2007? 

It's VPC and it is unable to handle the video mode that it's
virtual graphics card advertises without the X para-virt
driver being installed.

Run the text mode install, then install the VMAdditions for
Linux .


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