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Re: Fedora 10 ctf-alt-F2



On Fri, 2008-12-05 at 00:41 +0000, Patrick Dupre wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Dec 2008, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 2:43 PM, Patrick Dupre <pd520 york ac uk> wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> Since I moved from Fedora 7 to Fedora 10, I lost the functionality of
> >> the ctl-alt-Fx in a X session.
> >> In text mode every works fine, but from a X session, it breaks jsut the
> >> session.
> >>
> >> thank for your help.
> > Hmm. switching to virtual consoles tty2 through tty6 works for me
> > using the keyboard shortcuts.
> >
> > in F10  runlevel 5  the X session now starts on the first virtual
> > terminal which is mapped to ALT-CTRL-F1 but the second virtual
> > terminal at ALT-CTRL-F2 should still exist as a console login.
> > run this command: ps aux |grep mingetty
> > you should see mingetty running on tty2 through tty6   by default if
> > you started in runlevel 5.
> this is correct, but I start in runlevel3
> I log in tty1, then startx
> Then if I make Ctl-Atl-F2, it scratches the X session.
That is what is supposed to happen. startxis not the same as booting to
rl 5. 
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