text mode can't be used in ubuntu 11.10

Bug #884095 reported by Mike Cao on 2011-10-31
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
sysvinit (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

after starting GUI I did following things:

1. #init 3
2 #telinit 3

all can not switch to text mode

Also tried following steps
1.#init 1 ---> it works and switch into single mode
2.#init 3
After step 2 ,black sreen happend on the host and no idea how to change back to normal

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: initscripts 2.88dsf-13.10ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.20-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Oct 31 15:27:32 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: sysvinit
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Mike Cao (vipmike007) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in sysvinit (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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