Ubuntu 7.10 ttys not working

I noticed that for a while after upgrading my ubuntu to 7.10, my ttys (Ctrl+Alt+F1…F6) were not working (just getting blank screens when switching to them), I didn’t bother much about them until now as I didn’t have much time, but I needed to do some tty stuff, so I finally found the solution here:


So I did what they mentioned:

sudo echo 'fbcon' >>/etc/initramfs-tools/modules
sudo echo 'vesafb' >>/etc/initramfs-tools/modules
sudo update-initramfs -u -k all -v
sudo nano -w /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-framebuffer
  (comment out vesafb, i.e. "#blacklist vesafb")

and restart. Yay, finally my ttys were working!

And I also sudo nano’ed /boot/grub/menu.lst and added “vga=792” to the kernel boot options, and now I have nice 1024×768 resolution in my ttys!


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