Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1315482
TTY not available on CTRL+ALT+F# from X session
Last modified: 2016-12-20 14:18:19 EST
Description of problem:
When I'm in X session and press Ctrl+Alt+F2, I expect to get a text-mode login session
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xorg-x11-drv-intel: built from git (git://git.freedesktop.org/git/xorg/driver/xf86-video-intel)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot & log into X session
2. Press Ctrl+Alt+F2
Boot log is shown:
[ OK ] Reached target Switch Root.
Starting Switch root...
Expect to see a text-mode login prompt
* Switching to another one (+F3, +F4...) doesn't show any activity on the screen
* Switching back to X session keeps input (keyboard, mouse) frozen for a second or two
* On shutdown, something gets stuck. Pressing Alt+SysRq + R, E, I works (kills whatever is stuck), but there's no feedback on the monitor, only the boot log is shown
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