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Re: [SLE] What's on vt10?
  • From: "Theo v. Werkhoven" <twe-suse.e@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 11:32:59 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060430093259.GA8848@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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.

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