emorrp1 wrote:I do think most of the problems you outline are due to virtualbox, you can only show so much in virtualisation. A real install should basically solve the display problems.
professorsnapper wrote:While I don't understand why the above would be so (it's an intel mac)
emorrp1 wrote:Taking the detect monitor as an example: The monitor the guest sees is virtual, it's specs are created by virtualbox, so detect monitors will only detect what virtualbox reports to it, not the host monitor.
Similarly, the video stuttering and fullscreen might be due to bad drivers for the virtualised hardware (e.g. intel chips).
emorrp1 wrote:The only real way to tell how well an operating system really works is to run it natively. However I do agree that it would be useful if virtualbox e.g. reported the real screen capabilities, but I've found installing guest additions tends to take away any resolution issues I run across.
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