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Old 09-25-2003, 12:01 AM   #1
danny_kurniawan
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Unhappy XFree doesn't start - fixed font not found


Hi... recently I'm having trouble with my XServer, I can't have it worked, not even starting simple xinit...

I'm using RedHat 9

Here's what the error said:

--- Begin ---
on 4.3.0 (Red Hat Linux release: 4.3.0-2)
Release Date: 27 February 2003
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.6
Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.20-3bigmem i686 [ELF]
Build Date: 27 February 2003
Build Host: porky.devel.redhat.com

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Module Loader present
OS Kernel: Linux version 2.4.20-8 (root@coolerx) (gcc version 3.2.2 20030222 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.2-5)) #8 Thu Sep 25 08:54:03 WIT 2003 P
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Thu Sep 25 11:02:24 2003
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"

(II) [GLX]: Initializing GLX extension
Could not init font path element unix/:7100, removing from list!

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

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

I can't seem find the problem, does anyone knows how to solve the problem?

For information, all fonts installed correctly, and I already reinstall them, xfs also reinstalled and checked, as far as I know, there is no problem with the installation...

The error start happening suddenly, when the day before everything went smoothly... is there any missing files, or misconfiguration that can lead to this problem?

Please anyone help me...
 
Old 09-25-2003, 12:42 AM   #2
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What video card do you have installed on the machine?
 
Old 09-25-2003, 12:52 AM   #3
danny_kurniawan
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I seem to find something that might be the problem,
When I start my xfs with tcp connection enabled, everything goes fine...
As far as I know xfs should be open the default port 7100 unix socket, but it seem that XServer unable to connect to it.
I don't like to let my tcp port 7100 left open...
 
  


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