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Re: No VT's

I built the iso from the current source tree, and did a "complete"
install from it.

I believe it says it's the "GENERIC" kernel, if I remember right.


>>> "Jeremy C. Reed" <> 11/07/08 7:11 PM >>>
On Fri, 7 Nov 2008, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

> On Fri, 07 Nov 2008 16:41:28 -0600
> "David Dudley" <> wrote:
> > Just installed 5.99.01 on an old Dell  Optiplex P.O.S.
> > 
> > Things seem to work OK, but I don't have any VT's either in bash or
> > x11.
> > 
> > Something I need to turn on somewhere?
> > 
> Did you turn them on in /etc/ttys?

Did you install using the TINY kernel on i386? If so, sysinst commented 
out the screen (and maybe mux) entries in your wscons.conf and also 
sysinst never enabled your terminals in /etc/ttys.

(On i386 and amd64, the ttys are enabled by sysinst, unless using TINY 

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