FreeBSD X11/GNOME/KDM issue

Kevin Kinsey kdk at
Sat Mar 31 13:13:32 UTC 2007

Christian Walther wrote:
> On 30/03/07, Joseph Marah <marahkeh at> wrote:
>> Hi KK, thanks.  I have tried ctrl+ald+bspace but got a black screen 
>> for a split sec abd got right back to KDM login.
> ALT+CTRL+Backspace shuts down the X Server the hard way. A Desktop
> Manager (KDM, GDM, XDM) is supposed to restart after a session is
> ended, which means that the login screen comes back...
>> Also tried ctrl+f1, ctrl+f1 etc but go nowhere.
> Yepp, but if you try ALT+CTRL+Fx (where 1 >= x <= 8) you'll get a
> console login screen. Here you'll be able to login as root.

Joseph, I'm sorry; as you can see, Christian caught my error;
CTL-*ALT*-F1, etc., is correct.

Nuke them till they glow, then shoot them in the dark.

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