Doesn't switch back to text mode

Chris Hill chris at
Mon Nov 30 23:54:23 UTC 2015

On Mon, 30 Nov 2015, Bertram Scharpf wrote:

> By default, Grub2 starts in graphical mode. But when my
> FreeBSD once is in graphical mode, it refuses to switch back
> to text mode.

> I solved the problem so far by leaving Grub2 in text mode.
> Do I have to swallow this restriction or is there a trick I
> am not aware of?

This bit me too. In my case, the answer was to add:
   kern.vty=vt /boot/loader.conf, and reboot. If the file doesn't exist, create 



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