Matt Rudge wrote:
> Hi all,
>> I'm running VMWare Workstation 3.1 on RedHat 7.3 with an ATI Mach 64
> card & driver.
>> Having a strange problem where VMWare refuses to operate in full-screen
> mode - no error messages, no warnings, just digs its heels in and
> refuses to go full screen. The VMWare FAQ said that it could be
> something to do with DGA, but xdpyinfo says that XFree86-DGA is loaded.
>> Has anyone else come across this? Could it be that DGA isn't fully
> supported by the driver and, if so, where can I get an updated driver
> since ATI don't provide drivers for Linux?
It may be that you need root access to some device to get fullscreen DGA
mode. I know my own system used never run DGA fullscreen unless I was
running as root, and I never bothered investigating :)
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