About the black screen (Otherwise solved) Re: All of a sudden, problems with X

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Tue Jul 22 16:51:47 UTC 2014

On Tue, 22 Jul 2014, David Benfell wrote:

> On July 22, 2014 3:54:28 AM PDT, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
>> The vt(4) console driver included with 10-stable and 9-stable solves
>> this: https://wiki.freebsd.org/Newcons
> 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?

Yes.  vt(4) was only added a few weeks ago, long after 10.0-RELEASE.

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list