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SubjectRe: TTY switching - SysReq rather than Alt please?
Alan Cox ( wrote:
> > use alt <###> where <333> is the number of the VC you want to switch to. The
> Problem. ALT-numbers is a magic AT keyboard thing. Try ALT-45 and you'll
> get a '-' for example (use the numeric pad). Thus its a bit taken up.

it's not with this :

alt 998 to switch on alt <0..255> and alt 999 to switch it off. you still
can use the special keys if you want to. only thing is that it minits the
VC's to 998. oh well.

so, you can escape from this problem. it's actually done this way with a
multiuser operating system

Truus, the choise of the usenet generation.

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