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Re: missing consoles

On Thu, Jul 12, 2001 at 11:31:08AM -0700, David J. Roundy wrote:
> Hello all.  I recently ran into a strange (to me, at least) problem on my
> debian computer at home.  All of the virtual consoles are here.  I can
> still use ctrl-alt-[1-7], but there are no login prompts (although gpm
> still works fine, and I can type), and now X is on console 2 rather than
> console 7.  
> If someone could point me to the right place to look for information on
> fixing this, I'd appreciate it.  btw, I have no idea what I did to cause
> this (or I might have been able to figure out how to fix it).  It's been
> like this for a few weeks, but I've been busy and am just now getting
> around to looking at it.

Look at /etc/inittab

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