Solved: Re: Crazy - Re: [CentOS] Centos 5, X dies, I cry

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Thu Jun 14 18:02:04 UTC 2007

Bart Schaefer wrote:
> On 6/14/07, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at> wrote:
>> Well sort of.  Looks like I have to hold down <cntrl-Alt-F7> for a
>> handful or so seconds and there is X.  Guess the other times I tried
>> this I was too impatient.
> Incidentally, the cntrl key shouldn't be necessary to switch among
> text-mode virtual consoles, only to switch out of X to get to a text
> console.  Just Alt-F7 should do it.
> Some sort of timing problem that I end up in the wrong display....
> Is networking up and working?  I've been experiencing another problem
> where X takes a very long time to start up if the network is not
> available. 
In this case, yes.  via my ethernet card.  I have not yet tried to set 
up madwifi...

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