Originally Posted by AaronP
@jcat: I've heard about this problem being caused by a change in X.org 7.0's keyboard handling, but I don't know the details. The section entitled "XKB doesn't work, I can't switch VTs, etc" in http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/deskto...ar-x-howto.xml
might help. If all else fails, you can use the "chvt" command to switch to a console.
Thank you for the suggestion. However, in my case it seems the driver does not switch from X display to any terminal, neither with CTRL-ALT-Fn nor with chvt. I am using X.org version 7.0.