No Virtual Terminals (TTY's)??

Michael R Head burner at
Fri Mar 24 21:06:58 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-03-20 at 12:27 -0500, David M. Carney wrote:
> When I hit ctrl-alt-f1 through ctrl-alt-f6 I used to get a tty. Now I
> get nothing.

I think I remember seeing this during breezy the development cycle, but
I'm not sure.

One thing you can do is pop a terminal window and do 'sudo chvt 1' if
you want to change terminals without using the keystroke combination.

> This problem has reared it's ugly head in the past, and I found a fix
> for it. However, I bought a new computer yesterday and installed Dapper.
> Now I'm in the process of setting everything back up again.
> I've searched and searched and I can't find the solution.
> Can anyone help?
> David
Michael R Head <burner at>
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