When the VMware boots up, we are getting "3D graphics acceleration will be disabled. This computer does not have a 3D graphics system supported by VMware Player" message, please refer attachment. Please advise.
Host is Ubuntu 9.04 Server on HP ProLiant ML370 G6, guest is Ubuntu 8.04.1
Snippet of vmware.log is also attached.
glxinfo | grep "OpenGL version"
Xlib: extension "Generic Event Extension" missing on display "126.96.36.199:0.0".
OpenGL version string: 2.1 Mesa 7.4
Below are the details of our graphic system:
01:03.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc ES1000 (rev 02)
description: VGA compatible controller
vendor: ATI Technologies Inc
physical id: 3
bus info: pci@0000:01:03.0
width: 32 bits
capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list
configuration: latency=64 mingnt=8
Kindly let me know if I am not clear and need more information, thanks.
There are two issues.
The Ubuntu 9.04 host only has OpenGL 1.3. OpenGL 1.4 is one of the requirements for 3D graphics acceleration.
OpenGL Renderer: "Mesa DRI Radeon 20061018 NO-TCL"
OpenGL Version: "1.3 Mesa 7.4" (1.3.0)
The guest is Ubuntu 8.04.1. 3D graphics acceleration is not available in Linux guests.