X Server problems

Wes Kurdziolek wkurdzio at cslab.vt.edu
Fri Apr 26 22:30:00 CDT 2002


Install the X font RPMs.

On Fri, 2002-04-26 at 22:29, Aly Dharshi wrote:
> Hello All,
> 
>      We have the latest Linux RH 7.2 kernel from RH, we rebooted a 1550
> with a Dell flat screen 1503FP, and we haven't been able to connect to the
> X server aka no X windows running.
> 
>      The logs in /var/log/XFree86.0.log says the following line before
> failing to connect.
> 
>       Fatal server error:
>       could not open default font 'fixed'
> 
>      Any ideas ?
> 
>      Cheers,
> 
>        Aly.
> 
> PS: We have tried to roll back as far as the original kernel but with no
> luck/success. We also tried a Dell E551 monitor (CRT) with the same
> problems. We tried the Xconfigurator to do the reconfigs but same results.
> Also tried generic settings using Laptop panel setting and no change in
> results.
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Aly Dharshi
> Student @ University of Lethbridge
> System Administrator ORS Servers
> 
> 
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Wes Kurdziolek
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