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Date:      Mon, 30 Nov 2015 18:43:48 -0500 (EST)
From:      Chris Hill <chris@monochrome.org>
To:        Bertram Scharpf <lists@bertram-scharpf.de>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Doesn't switch back to text mode
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.20.1511301836300.20803@tripel.monochrome.org>
In-Reply-To: <20151130220933.GA17228@becker.bs.l>
References:  <20151130220933.GA17228@becker.bs.l>

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On Mon, 30 Nov 2015, Bertram Scharpf wrote:

[snip]
>
> By default, Grub2 starts in graphical mode. But when my
> FreeBSD once is in graphical mode, it refuses to switch back
> to text mode.
[snip]

> I solved the problem so far by leaving Grub2 in text mode.
> Do I have to swallow this restriction or is there a trick I
> am not aware of?

This bit me too. In my case, the answer was to add:
   kern.vty=vt
...to /boot/loader.conf, and reboot. If the file doesn't exist, create 
it.

See 
https://forums.freebsd.org/threads/changes-to-vt-4-newcons-console-in-stable-10.47154/

HTH.

-- 
Chris Hill               chris@monochrome.org
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