About the black screen (Otherwise solved) Re: All of a sudden, problems with X
benfell at parts-unknown.org
Tue Jul 22 16:16:19 UTC 2014
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On July 22, 2014 3:54:28 AM PDT, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
>On Mon, 21 Jul 2014, David Benfell wrote:
>> There is a note in UPDATING (did I read it beforehand? Of course
>> some video chips--including Intel, which mine is--that says that
>> Ctrl/Alt/F[n] won't work. Apparently X isn't cleaning up after itself
>> correctly when exiting either.
>> So the message here seems to be, once you start X, you'd better be
>> it. Because you might not be leaving (short of a reboot).
>> But what this also suggests is that, should I need it, the
>> generated might actually be okay. Because it's the exit that's
>> rather than anything to do with the configuration.
>The vt(4) console driver included with 10-stable and 9-stable solves
This seems very cool. The money quote is "To enable Newcons on i386 or amd64, set the loader tunable kern.vty=vt." Is this in loader.conf?
Also, I'm running 10.0 RELEASE. Do I need to upgrade to STABLE?
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