(SOLVED) Console in X
mark at ukug.uk.freebsd.org
Wed Jul 28 10:44:22 PDT 2004
Mark Ovens wrote:
> If I put this in ~/.xinitrc
> exec startkde > /dev/console 2>&1
> to redirect messages to the console in order to read them in xconsole, X
> starts and immediately exits with the error:
> /home/mark/.xinitrc: cannot create /dev/console: permission denied
> I've uncommented this line in /etc/fbtab:
> /dev/ttyv0 0600 /dev/console
Duh! Seems you have to reboot for the changes to /etc/fbtab to take
effect. It's been that long since I set it up that I'd forgotten.
Sorry for the noise folks.
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