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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?
> -- 
> richard

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"


Anthony Campbell - ac@acampbell.org.uk 
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