Re: Stretch + nosystemd + VBoxGuestAdditions Quirk
- Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:12:29 +0300
- From: Reco <recoverym4n@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Stretch + nosystemd + VBoxGuestAdditions Quirk
On Fri, 25 Aug 2017 06:15:09 -0700
Patrick Bartek <nemommxiv@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Have been testing Stretch with alternate inits -- sysvinit and runit to
> be specific -- in Virtualbox on a Wheezy host while leaving systemd
> files alone. Not even "pinning" them. Well decided to see what
> removing them would do. I followed the "Variant" option instructions
> on the Nosystemd site.
> No problems until I installed the VBoxGuestAddditions. Startx would
> only work if run by root. Run by user got $DiISPLAY environment
> error. Couldn't find screen.
> Anyone got any ideas. Everything works fine if GuestAdditions not
It's been awhile since I poked VirtualBox but I get that suspicion that
Xorg module provided by VirtualBox needs root access to do its job.
So, I'd start with installing 'xserver-xorg-legacy' package.