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I have a strange problem here to solve.

 

Following by post,

 

ESXi 5 Mac OS X Unlocker  

http://www.insanelym...-os-x-unlocker/

Graphics Acceleration in ESXi 5.1 and OS X Mountain Lion VM  

http://www.insanelym...untain-lion-vm/

 

I am able to get OSX 10.8.3(.4) working on ESXi 5.1 server, it works great on a Dual L5520 Xeon setup with 24GB RAM and a ATI HD6570 passthru.

 

The problem I have about OSX inside VM is on vmware / ESXi, the default option (cannot be remove) svga hardware exist, resulting in a "virtual dual monitor" in OSX.

 

This unwanted display slows down video performance with in OSX a lot.

 

I try removing kext from VMWare on the vm-video device, no luck, and in OSX there seems to be no way I can "disable" the display, tried the bootflag hack also with no luck.

 

Is there anyway either in OSX or ESXi-wise a user can "Disable" the default build in Video emulation?

 

Thanks a million.



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No it is part of the VMware "virtual chasis"


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Too bad, that really bad...:(

 

The other side on OSX, is there anyway to disable the unwanted display card / screen? 



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No



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Searching for an answer to this question is hard.

 

Anyways, there has to be a way to disable the included VMware Console Screen? I'll continue to look, will update if I find something.



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Basically, the solution I found was to use SwitchResX, and use their "Display Sets" function so I could setup two different setups for my Monitors. One would be my main monitor, and a certain quick key to enable. The other would be the backup solution, which contains only the VMware Console.








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