[arch-general] tty0 not available anymore with systemd

Mantas Mikulėnas grawity at gmail.com
Sat Jul 28 18:20:52 EDT 2012

On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 12:33 AM, Karol Babioch <karol at babioch.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I can't remember to have changed anything critical in the last couple of
> days/weeks on this system, therefore I suppose it has something to do
> with some updates.
> Since a couple of days I no more got an console on tty0 with systemd.
> tty1 - tty6 work fine, but tty0 just displays the dialog to enter my
> password to unlock my encrypted root partition and the results of the
> fsck systemd is performing during the bootup. My best guess would be
> that it somehow gets stuck in the initrd, but I'm not sure.

tty0? How exactly do you switch to it?

One cannot have a console on /dev/tty0, sine it's not a real tty but
only a pointer to the currently activated console. [That's what
console(4) says anyway.] So I don't know how it could have worked in
the first place.

Mantas Mikulėnas

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