On Thu, 2010-01-28 at 07:01 -0400, Patrick Boutilier wrote:
> Basically worked for me except using crtl-alt-F8 to get back to
> login put just a couple of white squares on a black screen. From
> ctrl-alt-F7 brought me back to where I was. From there I had to use
> switch-user gui to get back to original login.
Try ctrl-alt-F1 to get back to the original screen.
Slightly OT, but X is not necessarily on vt1. On my system it's on vt7.
There's a thread about it on the main Fedora list: