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Date:      Fri, 08 Apr 2011 12:45:05 +0200
From:      David Demelier <demelier.david@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: vmware-tools-freebsd && "No drivers for x.org version: 7.6.5."
Message-ID:  <4D9EE731.7060802@gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <4D9EE09F.6050409@FreeBSD.org>
References:  <20110408084232.GA28116@sh4-5.1blu.de> <4D9EE09F.6050409@FreeBSD.org>

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On 08/04/2011 12:17, Dimitry Andric wrote:
> On 2011-04-08 10:42, Matthias Apitz wrote:
>> I have FreeBSD 9-CURRENT up and running in a VMware Workstation 7.x and
>> I tried to install the vmware-tools-freebsd of VMware to get the driver
>> for Xorg, but it seems that X.org 7.6.5. is not supported. My other VM
>> runs a 8-CURRENT with X.org 7.4_1 which works fine.
>>
>> Any idea how to solve this? Should I go back to X.org 7.4_1 in
>> 9-CURRENT? Or should I fake the vmware-tools installer to see X.org as
>> /.4 while it is 7.6.5?
>
> X.org 7.5 already has VMware drivers, so you can just install the
> x11-drivers/xf86-input-vmmouse and x11-drivers/xf86-video-vmware ports.
>
> Alternatively, run "make config" in x11-drivers/xorg-drivers, check the
> "VMMOUSE" and "VMWARE" entries, and rebuild this meta-port.
>
> Btw, I have no idea why these drivers are not enabled by default. They
> would seem very useful in a default X.org installation.

Probably because a lot of people do not use VMware products.

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Cheers,

-- 
David Demelier



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