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Old 01-10-2004, 03:53 AM   #1
cmackay
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Ahhh...I killed Linux...help!


I edited smb.conf to see how well I could get Mandrake 9.2 running on my home network.

Next reboot Lilo gets stuck so I have to go into the failsafe mode. No problems there, it loads ok into the shell, but when I type in either kde or startx it tries to start but then throws me out with the following error....

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

When I am in the shell I can navigate to the smb.conf file but I don't know the command to edit it and change everything back.

What should I do....???
 
Old 01-10-2004, 04:35 AM   #2
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if your xfont server isn't running, you'll get that message.
 
Old 01-10-2004, 04:52 AM   #3
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OK.....

So what should I do??
 
Old 01-10-2004, 06:39 AM   #4
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Howzit

check if u didnīt disable the font server under the services under RH the service is xfs not sure for mdk but it could be the same.

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