Help! Cannot find a free VT

Help! Cannot find a free VT

Post by yongte » Sun, 15 Jun 1997 04:00:00



Hi,
i'm trying to have X on my linux box. Using startx i'm having
fatal server error:
        xf86Openconsole: Cannot find a free VT

I'm using Xfree86 ver 3.1.2 on linux 2.0.0 (Slackware) and i have only
4 getties running in /etc/inittab and even remouved the getties for
the serial lines.
Help !

Kim


 
 
 

Help! Cannot find a free VT

Post by Sid Boyc » Sun, 15 Jun 1997 04:00:00



> Hi,
> i'm trying to have X on my linux box. Using startx i'm having
> fatal server error:
>         xf86Openconsole: Cannot find a free VT

> I'm using Xfree86 ver 3.1.2 on linux 2.0.0 (Slackware) and i have only
> 4 getties running in /etc/inittab and even remouved the getties for
> the serial lines.
> Help !

> Kim



        Look at /etc/inittab and comment out some of your VC's then run init q.
I commented out gettys 5 and 6 in mine.
Regards
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1. Help! Cannot find a free VT

Hi,
i'm trying to have X on my linux box. Using startx i'm having
fatal server error:
        xf86Openconsole: Cannot find a free VT

I'm using Xfree86 ver 3.1.2 on linux 2.0.0 (Slackware) and i have only
4 getties running in /etc/inittab and even remouved the getties for
the serial lines. In the syslog i have
console VGA 80x25 1 Virtual Console(max 63)

Help !

Kim


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