[PC-BSD Testing] Problem with switching to virtual console

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Jan 9 12:17:05 PST 2012


On 01/09/2012 15:14, Ian Robinson wrote:
> First, I apologize for not "S S S H H H ing."  I must never do that again.
:) No prob, I was joking anyway!

>
> I have a problem with switching to virtual console via
> [Alt]-[Ctrl]-[Fn2], the monitor goes black.  However, I can return to
> PCBSD switching back via [Alt]-[Ctrl]-[Fn9].
>
> PCBSD 9.0-x64-Full-DVD fresh install.  Video adapter is a nVidia
> GeForce GT240  using nVidia 290.10 driver.
>
I've seen this on some systems, it tends to be a video driver issue.
Usually this comes and goes with updater driver releases. You can test
to confirm this problem if you switch to VESA or some other driver and
try it there.

>


-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems



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