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Re: Console switching

On Thu, 25 Feb 1999, Jake Griesbach wrote:

> Hi,
> I seem to have found a bug in switching between virtual consoles.  The
> first time xdm starts, console switching works great.  I can switch
> between text and graphics consoles without any problems.  The same holds
> after I log in using xdm.  However, after I exit my session and xdm
> restarts, I cannot switch consoles anymore.  Attempting to switch consoles
> only results in the cursor disappearing (I can get it back by moving the
> mouse).  Has anyone else seen this problem?  Is there a fix?
> If I quit xdm and restart it by running /etc/init.d/xdm restart
> console switching works again.

Possibly a gpm problem.

If you quit or dpkg --remove gpm (quit it with /etc/init.d/gpm stop, or
gpm -k), can you still replicate the problem?


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