Re: problem with alternate consoles in 2.6.14?
On 26 Dec 2005, Richard Lyons wrote:
> On Monday, 26 December 2005 at 19:08:03 +0000, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> > 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.
> > 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"
> That did it. Strange -- I wonder what Xkb does that it is enabled by
> default but not missed when disabled.
Glad it worked. I've no idea why either. I found it by comparing one
machine in which the switch worked with one in which it didn't.
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