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Date:      Fri, 8 Apr 2011 14:03:36 +0200
From:      Matthias Apitz <guru@unixarea.de>
To:        Dimitry Andric <dim@FreeBSD.org>
Cc:        freebsd-current@freebsd.org, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: vmware-tools-freebsd && "No drivers for x.org version: 7.6.5."
Message-ID:  <20110408120335.GA2648@sh4-5.1blu.de>
In-Reply-To: <4D9EE09F.6050409@FreeBSD.org>
References:  <20110408084232.GA28116@sh4-5.1blu.de> <4D9EE09F.6050409@FreeBSD.org>

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El día Friday, April 08, 2011 a las 12:17:03PM +0200, Dimitry Andric escribió:

> 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.

Dimitry, 

Thanks for your kind  & fast answer; does this also mean that I could
completely get rid of the VMware' vmware-tools-freebsd? I'm using on the
8-CURRENT system the emulators/open-vom-tools and will install them in
the 9-CURRENT too.

Thanks again

	matthias

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