Re: problem with alternate consoles in 2.6.14?
On 26 Dec 2005, Richard Lyons wrote:
> On a sid install with kernel 2.6.14-2-686, from X, I cannot switch to
> another console with ctrl-alt-F2 etc. It is running xorg. This means I
> have to log out of X or kill it (ctrl-alt-bs still works) to get to a
> console. Is this a know problem of some sort?
Comes up quite a lot. In my case the solution was to add the following
line to "Section "InputDevice" in /etc/xorg.conf:
Option "XkbDisable" "true"
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