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Re: [Xen-users] Windows QEMU resolution

On Mon, 2013-03-11 at 19:06 +0000, Paul Stimpson wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a Windows guest under XL with Xen 4.2.0 and I'm trying to 
> increase the resolution of the VNC console.
> I added:
> extra = "xen-fbfront.video=32,1920,1200"

Does Windows really have a xen-fbfront driver? I've not heard of such a
thing. In any case "extra" adds something to the PV guest kernel command
line, which isn't going to go anywhere an HVM Windows guest kernel I'm

> to the config file and Windows now offers me a choice of 800x600 or 
> 1024x768 as available screen resolutions rather than just 800x600 so 
> something has happened. My initial thought was that I wasn't seeing the 
> higher resolutions because I hadn't allocated enough memory to the video 
> so I tried 64,1920,1200 and 256,1920,1200 but I still don't see anything 
> better than 1024x768 available in Windows.
> What am I doing wrong please?

You need to be looking at the options relating to the emulated VGA
device and video ram etc in xl.cfg(5).


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