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Re: suggestion for install manual:in S 6.3, mention alt-F5 as return to gui from a virtual console 'shell'

On Wednesday 06 February 2008, Tim Richardson wrote:
> in section
> Using the Shell and Viewing the Logs
> there is this text
> in most systems, and if you are not installing over serial console, the
> easiest method is to switch to the second virtual console by pressing
> Left Alt-F2[18] (on a Mac keyboard, Option-F2). Use Left Alt-F1 to
> switch back to installer itself.
> but if using gui then Alt-F5 is needed to return

Well, in that case we should also add that _ctrl_+atl-F2 is needed to switch 
to the shell.

Instructions for the graphical installer are not yet really integrated in 
the manual. We currently have this in an appendix (see D.6).
However, I'll add the alt-f5 tip there and add a link to the appendix from

The manual is currently frozen for an upload, but I'll add it after that.

Thanks for the suggestion,

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