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Re: problem with switching from graphical to text console


I had the same problem. If I modload i915drm before starting X, I can freely
switch to a text console. However I m using a modified pkgsrc modular Xorg.
Maybe that can work on your src/x11 Xorg too ?

Pierre Allegraud

2009/12/22 Frank Wille <>
> Hi,
> I'm running 5.99.22 with XOrg on a i945GM chipset. X11 is started on
> the 5th console (ttyE4). Whenever I press CTRL-ALT-Fx to switch to a
> text console and then back to X11 the screen stays black. My only chance
> is then to kill and restart XOrg.
> The problem can be reproduced with a simple startx and twm, and I remember
> it was the same with 5.0 (maybe since switching to XOrg?).
> I have no such problem with a i845G/GL chipset running 5.0.1.
> Any ideas? Should I file a PR?
> --
> Frank Wille

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