Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 132186
Cannot switch from X to console anymore using Ctrl-Alt-F1..F6
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:48 EST
For a while now, i haven't been able to switch to a text console
anymore on my powerbook. This happened some time ago after updating
from the development repository with yum.
Pressing Ctrl-Alt-F1 does nothing anymore on my powerbook (it used to
work fine). Is this an actual bug somewhere specific to ppc? Or has
some init/configuration script changed during yum updating? If so,
where should i look for this?
I have noticed the same thing on my 15 inch titanium. Running latest
What are you guys (both dkl and jeroen) having in /etc/X11/xorg.conf
as your keyboard identifiers?
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
the switching should work. It only breaks when XkbModel is set to
Looks like an upstream xkb issue (and mharris hates xkb :P)
Confirmed, that the problem exists in 0903 nightly install.
Same issue, I confirm that it breaks with both the "macintosh/us"
keymap that comes with Xorg CVS and with my home hacked "fr" one (see
xorg list, though I can include it if you want).
I haven't been able to reproduce the bug (I don't have PPC hardware),
but here's a thing to try out: Add this line to
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb/symbols/macintosh/us at line 150 (after the
other include statements):
That may or may not fix it, please let me now.
This is working for me in rawhide, and was working in FC3. Is anyone
else still suffering?