Re: console on FC4

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Deboo ^ wrote:
The Ctrl-Alt-F[1-6] don't work for any video card. I have installed FC4 on more than a hundred machines with differenct configs. Alt-F2 is available during installation tho. WIth FC3, it works fine on the same hardware so it's not hardwarerelated. Regards,
Deboo

Do you have the mingetty service running? This appears to be started by 
var/run/utmp
The file is not human readable but does output the below.

tty11LOGIN�D�#
tty22LOGIN�D(
tty33LOGIN�D�,
tty44LOGIN�D�1
tty55LOGIN�D�5
tty66LOGIN�D,:

 locate mingetty
/sbin/mingetty
/usr/share/doc/mingetty-1.07
/usr/share/doc/mingetty-1.07/COPYING
/usr/share/man/man8/mingetty.8.gz

rpm -q --whatprovides /sbin/mingetty
mingetty-1.07-5.2.1


ps -A |grep tty
2103 tty1 00:00:00 mingetty
2104 tty2 00:00:00 mingetty
2105 tty3 00:00:00 mingetty
2106 tty4 00:00:00 mingetty
2107 tty5 00:00:00 mingetty
2108 tty6 00:00:00 mingetty
2205 tty7 00:08:25 Xorg


Jim

    Deboo ^ wrote:
     > How to enable console ttys in FC4? ANd why are the console ttys
     > disabled? There seems to be no file under /etc for this.
     >
     > Regards
     > Deboo
     >
     > --

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