Back to Console with [ctrl] + [alt] + [Fn]

Peter Ulrich Kruppa pukruppa at
Fri May 30 15:18:28 UTC 2014

Am 30.05.2014 17:10, schrieb Warren Block:
> On Fri, 30 May 2014, Peter Ulrich Kruppa wrote:
>> Am 30.05.2014 16:30, schrieb Stefan Parvu:
>>> Hi, What GPU you use ?
>> Thanks for the hint: I have got a Radeon GPU and now, that I know what I
>> have to look for, I find
> Um, yeah, let's politely ignore that.
> Switching from KMS to the console did not work because the old console
> driver, syscons, did not know how to deal with it.  The console is
> there, but not visible.
> The new console driver, vt(4), is in 9-stable and 10-stable.  It must be
> built into the kernel instead of syscons.  There is a sample kernel
> config file called VT in /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf (or i386, if you prefer).
That ist even better! So I simply have to rebuild with KERNCONF=VT .

More thanks


> It works for me with both Intel and Radeon hardware.
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