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Re: logout kills X




On Thu 31 Jan 2019 at 15:01:49 (-0500), Greg Wooledge wrote:
> > > mine runs   clear && reset   rather than   clear_console.
> > > Does that make any difference?
> > 
> > Thank you for looking at this. I tried 'clear && reset' on unstable and
> > have no complaints. Back to tty2 on after logging in and out and mouse
> > and keyboard normal operation on X in tty1.
> > 
> > So - is bash the culprit, or are the interactions between it and other
> > system components more complex than this indicates?
> 
> The man page for clear_console(1) is a little unclear to me, and a little
> bit disturbing.  I cannot figure out what "changes the foreground virtual
> terminal to another terminal" is supposed to mean, but between that and
> the reference to chvt(1) under SEE ALSO, it seems like someone might want
> to investigate that more closely.

Oops, I think we're celebrating Groundhog Day a day early.

https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2017/10/msg00603.html

Cheers,
David.