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Old 07-29-06, 01:14 PM   #8
kontagion
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Default Re: Can't switch from xserver console vt7 to any text console

Same problem here... After upgrading to kernel 2.6.16 on Debian Ctrl+Alt+Fn started crashing kdm with:
Quote:
kdm[5311] X server for display :0 terminated unexpectedly
I get a moments black screen in an attempt to switch modes followed by an X server reset (as if I had pressed Ctrl+Alt+Bksp). Doesn't matter if I'm logged on to X or not (meaning it holds true for the log on screen). Strangely it will go to a text terminal if Alt+N (Terminal login) is specified at log on.

I was using the same driver version prior to the kernel upgrade, there was no problem then.

My kernel is Debian's stock kernel 2.6.16-2-686-smp
Current nVidia driver: 1.0.8762
Graphics Card: Asus Extreme N6600 Silencer
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