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Re: odd console switching behavior

From: Rian Hunter
Subject: Re: odd console switching behavior
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2004 17:45:51 -0500

On Sun, 2004-02-22 at 17:10, Marco Gerards wrote:
> Rian Hunter <> writes:
> > For some reason when i start the vga/pc_kbd console server with 6
> > virtual terminals i can only switch to two using alt+f1 or alt+f2. I can
> > switch to the other four with alt+(left|right) arrow key. Using the
> > ncursesw driver i can switch to all 6 with C-w N normally. Has anyone
> > else experienced this? I'm using an old nvidia card btw, which might
> > contribute to the problem, but i think it might be the pc_kbd driver.
> This is fixed in CVS.  So are other annoying things/bugs, so upgrading
> from CVS can be worthwhile when using the console.

I compiled the CVS console-client today and tried it, and it still no
dice. I guess it probably is the console server as well, or maybe some
conglomerate of Hurd servers. Do you know exactly where the problem
lies? because i have a hard time compiling all the Hurd servers from CVS
(i quit after the make error on exec). I'll try again later today

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