Subject: Re: XFree86-3.1 vs. getty on pcvt: be careful, and it works!
To: None <>
From: John Kohl <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/05/1994 18:54:11
>>>>> "B" == Brian Moore <> writes:

B> The install docs for XFree86 3.1 talk about
B> disabling the console getty on ttyv0, which I have a feeling was my problem.
B> Did you have to disable the console getty and start it on an unused vt ( I'm
B> assuming you are using pcvt )?  

Yes, I use pcvt (pcvt-3.20 as of last night :).  I left the console
getty enabled, but don't have any getty running on /dev/ttyv7 == vt8,
and I tell the X server to use that virtual console.  No problems once I
got that straightened out!