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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511
Description of problem:
Text (tty) consoles work until X11 is started, either by prefdm or any other method. Once X11 starts, the mingettys are still running, but the consoles display only a cursor at the top left corner and are unresponsive to keyboard input.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start X
2. Switch to a text console (CTRL-ALT-)
Actual Results: Console shows a cursor in upper left corner and is unresponsive.
Expected Results: A normal text console should be there.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 153729 ***
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 161242 ***