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

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at
Sat Jun 16 11:50:29 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-06-14 at 07:35 -0700, 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.
> <snip>

Further, if in a text console already, <Alt><LeftArrow | Right Arrow>
cycles through the text consoles.


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