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Old 01-03-2003, 07:09 PM   #1
PeterN
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Problems with X and vfat on debian


I just upgraded woody to sid and have a couple problems now:

startx gives this error:
Code:
could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo, removing from list
and I can't access my fat32 partitions anymore as a non-root user

anybody some ideas?

thanks, Peter
 
Old 01-04-2003, 09:06 AM   #2
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edit /etc/X11/XF86Config as root and somewhere in there in the font paths you will find the Speedo entrance, remove this line.

2:
Maybe you have to add your user to the disk group do:
adduser foo disk
as root
 
Old 01-04-2003, 09:21 AM   #3
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The X things is solved, more or less, root still cannot startx, even after removing that line in XF86Config, but I don't really need X for root, so that's ok.
The vfat thing is another problem, even when I add my normal users to the group root they cannot access vfat partitions. I tried disk first, but that didn't work so I tried root
 
  


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