Xorg 6.8.1: can't switch VT or resolution

Kristian Høgsberg krh at bitplanet.net
Tue Sep 28 10:06:59 PDT 2004

Nathan Hand wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-09-27 at 19:09 -0700, Corey Hickey wrote:
>>Guido Guenther wrote:
>>>On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 06:54:28PM -0700, Corey Hickey wrote:
>>>>As far as I can tell, everything is working properly except that I am
>>>>unable to switch to a different VT with the usual CTRL-ALT-Fn
>>>>combination or change resolutions using CTRL-ALT-+ or CTRL-ALT--.
>>>I'm seeing the same on my 12" pbook. Haven't looked into it yet.
>>> -- Guido
>>Thank you for telling me - I occasionally do my best to write a nice and
>>detailed bug report or ask a question only to have it ignored. ...and
>>then something like six months later another user sends me a personal
>>mail telling me they have the same problem. :)
> Oh yeah, I'm seeing that too. Also on a PowerBook G4 12". Hadn't noticed
> because I so rarely need to switch to text console.

For the Mac case, I think the fix in


should work, please give it a try.

Corey, your problem was on a x86, right? What is the output of

	setxkbmap -print


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