tty numbering issue

Richard A Downing FBCS geek109 at
Mon Nov 10 22:07:39 PST 2003

On Mon, 10 Nov 2003 18:09:47 -0500
Brant Langer Gurganus <gurganbl at> wrote:

> I seem to be having a tty numbering issue.  The first terminal
> available upon booting gives tty2.  ALT+F2 gives tty1, the
> others are in order.  However, if I exit a few and then log in
> on another one, it is a different tty number.  I'm fairly new
> to Linux and can't yet figure out where to look to solve this
> issue.
> -- 
> Brant Langer Gurganus
> Freshman, Computer Science
> CM2275, x8613

Sounds like a typo in /etc/inittab.

Cheers, Richard

Richard A Downing FBCS

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