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Re: [SLE] What's on vt10?
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 07:19:49 -0400
  • Message-id: <44549D55.4000602@xxxxxxxxxx>
Theo v. Werkhoven wrote:
> Sat, 29 Apr 2006, by james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx:
>> I've tried starting several desktops (some remote) and noticed something
>> curious. The desktops start on vt7, then vt8 & vt9. But then for some
>> reason, vt10 is skipped and the next desktop appears on vt11. When I
>> switch to vt10, it appears as though it's being used for some status or
>> error messages. Why is it here, instead of perhaps on vt6?
> Historic reasons probably. VT10 has always been the console to use
> as reader for kernel messages, see your /etc/syslog{-ng}.conf
> and /etc/inittab files if you wish to change this.


I've also noticed that you can have more desktops than available
function keys. However, you have to use the switch user menu, to do that.

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