Re: Console question (2x)
On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 09:06:50PM -0600, ktb wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 06:42:56PM -0500, RAccess wrote:
> > 1. I have heard that its possible to run console in multiple resolutions.
> > How do I do this in debian, specifically?
> > 2. How can I have more console windows than the default 6? I want to bump
> > up tty7 and above used for X. Also, what happens if I want more terminals
> > than 12? There are only 12 function keys!
> > I am running debian testing (maybe it matters). I am untrained in the
> > mystic ways of the console. Any help would be appreciated. :)
> Put "vga=ask" in your /etc/lilo.conf run "/sbin/lilo" and you will be
> given a choice of resolution on boot.
> To add consoles, in /etc/inittab add additional entries to section -
> # /sbin/getty invocations for the runlevels.
> To start X sessions above tty7, from the command line you could start
> them with -
> $ startx -- :8
> as an example.
I'll correct myself and point out that you don't need to use the #8 in
the example above. If you use "startx -- :1" it will start another X
session on the next available tty which would be tty8 on a default
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