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Date:      Fri, 8 Apr 2011 18:22:10 +0200 (CEST)
From:      Sascha Vieweg <>
Subject:   FreeBSD VMWare Mac screen resulution and keyboard map
Message-ID:  <alpine.OSX.2.02.1104081808050.15924@vyvhz.ybpny>

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As a curious beginner I am running FreeBSD on VMWare Fusion 3.1.2 
on a MacBook Pro 13'' i5, and I want to do two things on the 
normal (startup) console:

(1) use my apple keyboard, especially, scroll through console 

(2) have a screen resolution of at least 800x600.

Both things seem to be no particular problem in X11, however, I 
cannot find advices for the normal console.

And: does anybody know what vertical and horizontal refresh rates 
my VMWare display have? According to the user handbook I need to 
specify this information in the X11 config file -- the current X11 
display does not look very sharp.

Thanks for help

Sascha Vieweg,

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