[lug] Notes from the demos tonight (2005-05-12)

Michael Hirsch mdhirsch at gmail.com
Fri May 13 17:10:32 MDT 2005

On 5/13/05, Michael J. Hammel <mjhammel at graphics-muse.org> wrote:
> One other question - VT switching doesn't work on this box.  I have one
> of those Logitech internet keyboards with all kinds of extra (re:
> useless) buttons.  A Dell keyboard on another box with the same
> installation does do VT switching.  Is it possible this keyboard just
> don't work with that?  Is there something in the inittab or kernel I
> should check for to enable VT switching?  I never looked at this before
> - it's always just worked.

The VTs are enabled in /etc/inittab, so it is possible that they
aren't running on your problem system.  It seems unlikely, though. 
Every distribution I've ever run has them there.

You might try exchanging the keyboards.  That would at least tell you
if it is a hardware issue.


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