On Wednesday 17 June 2009, James Lucas wrote: > Is it possible to have OpenGL enabled on a Windows Guest/RHEL Host when > started via VBoxHeadless? > > The machine starts correctly when run from the GUI and OpenGL works, > when starting from the VBoxHeadless command line I get > > > 00:00:00.160 OpenGL Warning: Render SPU: no display, aborting > > 00:00:00.160 OpenGL Warning: Render SPU: Couldn't get a visual, > > renderspu_SystemInitVisual failed > > 00:00:00.160 OpenGL Warning: Render SPU: Couldn't create a window, > > renderspuFindVisual returned NULL > > 00:00:00.160 OpenGL Error: Render SPU: Couldn't get a double-buffered, > > RGB visual with Z! > > 00:00:00.160 Failed to load Shared OpenGL service VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED > > Which would indicate it requires a X session. Is this correct or should > I open a bug?
This is not a bug but a feature: VBoxHeadless does not have any X11 dependencies. As you can access a headless session only via RDP (or by guest means like ssh of course), it wouldn't make much sense to enable OpenGL for such guests. Kind regards, Frank -- Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert Sun Microsystems, Inc. www.sun.com
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