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- May 2005
X server start problems
I just installed the X11 x server on a old 450 MHz machine running on Fedora 3. But unfortunately I have a problem starting the x server. When starting the xserver (startx) the screen goes black and remains black. When I check the log, it gives the following error:
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/, removing from list! Fatal server error: could not open default font 'fixed' Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support at http://wiki.X.Org for help. Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information. *** If unresolved symbols were reported above, they might not *** be the reason for the server aborting. FatalError re-entered, aborting Caught signal 4. Server aborting
AMD K6-2 450 MHz, 64 MB RAM, Savage 3D graphics card, 9,5 GB HD
Fedora 3 Kernel 2.6.9-1.667
X-server version 6.8.1-12
You might have better luck going with a lighter WM such as fluxbox or IceWM.
Even if you can get it running Kde, you won't be happy.
Kde is a resource hog.
Have you runCode:
xf86configPick up a starving dog, prosper him, and he won't bite you.
This is the main difference between men and dogs.
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