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Old 11-02-2012, 03:55 AM   #1
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X is starting on TTY8 now instead of TT7

I do not know why X is now running on TTY8 but how do i reset it back to seven? I tried to find the settings in my inittab but i did not find it. Does X have a conf file that sets the TTY?
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AFAIK the default behaviour is that X takes the next available tty (it is probably customisable to do something different) . Typically 1 through 6 are defined in /etc/inittab so X takes tty7. Can you think of anything that was changed on the system recently?
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No nothing really system that would effect tty'a last time I messed with them I enabled 2 - 6 which were disabled and x was set at 7 now 1 - 6 are tty's 7 is nothing and 8 is X


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