Originally posted by none1983
I just installed mandrake 10.1 on my computer and everything went well until I tried login in for the first time. It's just loads into "dos" mode even once I've logged in. Did I mis select an option? What can I do the see the graphic side of Mandrake?
this is what i get after typing startx.
Failed to load /usr/x11r6/lib/modules/fonts/libfreetype.so
Failed to load "freetype" (loader failed, 7)
Failed to load /usr/x11r6/lib/modules/extensions/libglx.a (once-only module, 7)
Could not init font path elemnet unix/:-1, removing from list!
Fatal server error:
could not open default font 'fixed'
please consult the The x.org Foundation support at hhtp://wiki.x.org for help.
please also check the log files at "/var/log/xorg.0.log" for additional information.
XI0: fatal I0 error 104 (connectin reset by peer) on X server ":0.0" after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
As this is Mandriva you surely won't have to work a lot to fix the problem. Seems that the GLX driver isn't installed (the font error is not what causes the server to crash, it's a little bug in the X).
Anyway, the cause is some random weirdness during install. I don't know if you checked the md5sums in case you downloaded the ISO.
Normally the fat and dirty way to solve these problems is very simple:
Boot into the cdrom as if you where to install. Choose "update" instead of "Install", go thru the process and if asked install a package or two of your liking to ensure the database will be rebuild. Go through the update process and be specially carefull during X system setup. Reboot and you should be done.
If this doen't work just ask again and we will try to fix it the satandard way: Editing configs