Re: ALT+F1-7: Switching consoles doesn't work
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> On 3-06-2004, at 10h 38'11", Jens Nachtigall wrote about "Re: ALT+F1-7:
> Switching consoles doesn't work"
> > > Have a look at the /etc/console/boottime.kmap.gz file (or what do you
> > > load with loadkeys at boot time)
> > How can I find out which one is loaded at boot time?
> If you do have a /etc/console/boottime.kmap.gz file, that this is the
Yes, that is the one. i tried to change it as you told me. However, then even
the workaround with the windows logo key did not work any more :( The
intended ALT+Ctrl+F2 did not work either...
Maybe someone could have a look at my boottime.kmap.gz and send my a patch. It
is here: http://informatik.hu-berlin.de/~nachtiga/boottime.kmap.gz
Here is what I did:
diff /etc/console/boottime.kmap.orig /etc/console/boottime.kmap.my_personal
< keycode 56 = AltGr
> keycode 56 = Alt
< keycode 100 = AltGr
> keycode 100 = Alt
< keycode 125 = Alt
< keycode 126 =
> keycode 125 = AltGr
> keycode 126 = AltGr
> alt control keycode 59 = Console_1
> alt control keycode 60 = Console_2
> alt keycode 59 = Console_1
> alt keycode 60 = Console_2
> > Also /etc/console/boottime.kmap.gz does not seem to belong to any
> > package.
> It used to comes with the console package-tools, I think. I am not sure.
dpkg -S and packages.debian.org did not tell any package. I would like to
report this to BTS, so if you have a clue which package it is let me know
# see http://patinfo.ffii.org and http://swpat.ffii.org/ for how this works
# and how you can help to fix it
if [ -n $SOFTWARE_PATENTS ]; then
shutdown -h soon
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