Back to Console with [ctrl] + [alt] + [Fn]
vas at mpeks.tomsk.su
Sat May 31 13:40:52 UTC 2014
Warren Block wrote:
> 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
> It works for me with both Intel and Radeon hardware.
Unfortunately vt(4) has many drawbacks and missing features as
compared to syscons(4). You cannot change encoding to anything other
than UTF-8, you cannot easily change screen font etc etc.
Victor Sudakov, VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
sip:sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru
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