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I have an odd issue I simply cannot figure out.

I have MacOS 10.6.3 installed and working in a Linux host of VirtualBox except the resolution.

From what I have found so far online, I have to make an entry in the VM XML file with the desired resolution I want (1440x900x32) and update a plist entry in the MacOS located in an Extras folder and in a SystemPreferences folder. I have no Extras folder though on my root drive space. I updated the SystemPreference folder plist and no change to my resolution either.

I do have to use an EFI boot disk (I forgot the name but it has a StarWars guy on it if that helps) to boot up the MacOS but otherwise everything seems fine.

Does anyone have any ideas for why or how to fix this?



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(me linux mint with 10.6.8 Snow resalution spans screan)

Hi its really simple, you need an extras folder, and a org.chamelionboot.plist with

<key>graphics enabler</key>
<key>graphics mode</key>

you need to add this as root

alternatively use a tool like chameleon wizard to mange all this its far better!

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