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Old 04-17-2004, 06:46 PM   #1
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Unhappy XFree86 problems...


Hello!

I have Fedora Core 1 installed on my system and I runned up2date. Everything went well but when it went on installing it get a weird error. After a reboot I noticed that X11 does no longer work. I had to reinstall all the rpm packages of XFree86 to get it working. Unfortunetly after installing I was getting an error saying it can not open fonts. The error was:

(II) DevInputMice: ps2EnableDataReporting: succeeded
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/, removing from list!
AUDIT: Sat Apr 17 01:12:27 2004: 3511 X: client 4 rejected from local host

I then went to the XFree86Config file and removed the line that said:

FontPath "unix/:7100"

I then runned startx and for my surprise it worked... But unfortunetly there is no text I can see. I then runned FireFox web browser and in it the fonts works normal. Also in terminal fonts work. But in rest everywhere it should be text it's a small blank place.

Please someone help me. I am kinda a newbie ...
 
Old 04-17-2004, 06:55 PM   #2
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Check 'xfs' - if it was upgraded, if you have it in your system, if it is running...Xfs is X font server, your problems are probably connected with xfs not running or broken. When you make it running you'd need to add the line back.
 
Old 04-17-2004, 07:23 PM   #3
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Thank you for your fast reply. I reinstalled xfs and put that line back. Now evan with that line I don't get errors but still the fonts don't work.
 
Old 04-17-2004, 07:25 PM   #4
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This is a part of the XFree86.0.log file:

(II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "DevInputMice" (type: MOUSE)
(II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Mouse0" (type: MOUSE)
(II) Mouse0: ps2EnableDataReporting: succeeded
(II) DevInputMice: ps2EnableDataReporting: succeeded
(WW) Open APM failed (/dev/apm_bios) (No such device)
(II) DevInputMice: ps2EnableDataReporting: succeeded
(II) Mouse0: ps2EnableDataReporting: succeeded
AUDIT: Sat Apr 17 02:18:05 2004: 2962 X: client 5 rejected from local host
 
Old 04-18-2004, 03:02 AM   #5
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Hello

I looked this morning when linux starts it says Loading default font (latarcyheb- i don't know what) and it says [ OK ].

But still the fonts do not work. Where it should be letters there is a blank space
 
Old 04-18-2004, 08:08 PM   #6
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I think I'm having a similar problem to yours. I'm not certain. In FireFox (an any other web browser I've tried) text displays correctly. On buttons, toolbars, etc fonts don't show. On mine I can tell there is text there but appears as a tiny thin line (tiny as in a few pixels tall) in the toolbars or buttons, or text editors (X not console).
I was wondering if no text is displayed at all or do you see a tiny line as well. (I didn't realize the lines were text until I opened a C file up in a editor and all the structures were the proper colour. Only unreadable).

Last edited by Zaphod42bbrx; 04-18-2004 at 08:10 PM.
 
  


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