[Mageia-dev] Can't switch to virtual consoles

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 19:39:17 CET 2012

On 14 February 2012 19:01, Juan Luis Baptiste <juancho at mageia.org> wrote:
>> I have noticed that now I can't switch to a virtual console
>> (ctrl+alt+F#), is this intentional, or a bug ? I have searched
>> bugzilla but didn't found anything.
> Hmmmm... I just tested it on one of my VM's and I can switch to
> virtual consoles, so it is something specific to my laptop. My card
> is:
> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Sandy Bridge
> Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc NI Whistler
> [AMD Radeon HD 6600M Series] (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
> Is anyone aware of this or should I open a bug report ?

I've seen that occasionally over the years.
Definitively not new.
I think it's related to bootstraping not being finished.
Hard to debug...
Can you check if systemd has forked mingetty for the
text consoles yet?

Colin might have some thoughs about that?

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