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Old 02-27-2004, 04:07 AM   #1
djcomplex
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really urgent x problem


Hey all after a powercut my machine will now nolonger start x this is what it says

(==) Using config file "/etc/X11/XF86Config-4"
USing vt 7
(EE) R128(0): No DFP detected
Could not init font path element unix/:-1, removing from list!

Fatal server error:
could not open default font `fixed`

XIO: fatal IO error 104 (Connectiong reset by peer) on X server ":0.0" after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.


i have a uni assignment due in tomorow and i need X up to finish it

if anyone can help me i'd me eternally grateful
 
Old 02-27-2004, 04:51 AM   #2
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are you installing from source?, it sounds like its one of the font lib problems, so id sugest geting the xlibs and installing them , if its from source then you need to recompile i think
 
Old 02-27-2004, 05:19 AM   #3
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x was just installed during the standard mandrake installation and its been running fine up until now also ive just noticed my / partition is completely full could that caus a problem?
 
Old 02-27-2004, 05:47 AM   #4
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probly not, if it was configured right, so yes, no dsik space could be a problem, might wanna start freeing stuff up
 
Old 02-28-2004, 02:40 AM   #5
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yeh it was the hard disk being full, when X starts it writes to a file in the folder .ICE-unix as the hard disk was full it couldnt write to it cleared the hdd and it was fine
 
  


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