[ltp] after updating xserver-xorg-video-intel can not change back to virtual terminals

Pedro Ribeiro linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 28 Jan 2010 11:11:58 +0000

2010/1/28 Peter Germer <germerp@gmail.com>:
> Helli Thinkpad users,
> I am using Debian Squeeze with 2.6.30 on my X60s and after yesterday's
> update I recognized that I can not switch back to terminals. When I hit
> CTRL-ALT-F1 (or any other than F7) the cursor disappears, but the screen
> doesn't change and I can still see the graphical screen. Although I can not
> see anything I can login blindly and use the terminal. When I changed my
> xorg.conf to use vesa driver I was able to change through terminals. When I
> press CTRL-ALT-F7 I get the cursor back to my X. Does anyone have the same
> issue or know how to fix it (if it is possible without downgrade)?
> Thanks in advance,
> Peter

Hi Peter,

I'm also using the intel driver and Squeeze on my T400 and I do not
have that issue.

I suggest first you try enabling KMS (if you do not have it enabled
already) and then upgrading the kernel to .32 if that does not work.