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Re: [SLE] What's on vt10?
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 16:12:37 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0604301610350.22399@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Sunday 2006-04-30 at 07:27 -0400, James Knott wrote:

> > Why not? VT6 is used for another text console where you may log in.
> >
>
> I'm aware of that, I just thought it would be nice to keep all the text
> consoles together. ;-)
>
> Actually, it just seemed unusual to me and I was just curious as to why.

Well, number ten was the last one, before we had keyboards with 12
function keys. The error console was the last console, and it wasn't
pushed to #12 out of tradition or for the chance of not having a modern
keyboard.

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson

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