Originally Posted by ebol4
I've been building CLFS (Linux from Scratch, but multilib), and have had a lot of trouble getting Xorg stuff working. I've finally got everything compiled, but X won't run. When I type startx, I get the following errors:
xterm: cannot match normal font "Monospace"
xterm: Selected font has no non-zero height for ISO-8859-1 encoding
Warning: cannot convert string "" to type XftFont
I'm not sure what the problem is. If you need any more information, let me know.
Offhand, I'd first check if there's something different between my X resources on the CLFS system versus a working system (using appres XTerm
). xterm can be compiled with a debug-trace that shows what resource settings it's using, and what fonts it thinks it's using (--enable-trace configure option). If it's not due to a broken fontconfig
setup, then between the trace and appres
there should be enough information to diagnose the problem.