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Hi there...hmmmm...HELP! i was mounting a FAT32 HD and i finally worked it out.....but i mounted the wrong one ....so i went to rename it but it wouldn't let me...so ...
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- 09-11-2003 #1
- Join Date
- Sep 2003
I FRUCKED UP LINUX!
i was mounting a FAT32 HD and i finally worked it out.....but i mounted the wrong one ....so i went to rename it but it wouldn't let me...so i deleted the mount pt. without thinking that it would obviously delete my precious music collection
I booted into windows to check if infact my music had been deleted (well half of it...) and yes it had been deleted...so i thought ok i will boot back into linux and get it out of the trash......
So I booted into linux and logged on (up to here was fine) BUT when i typed in 'startx' the screen went blank for about 7sec or so and a whole screen of shite came up....which i think teh only important thing on it was the following:
could not init font path element unix/:7100, removing from list!
Fatal server error
could not open default font 'fixed'
any clues? i would be very grateful.....!!
p.s. i am using red hat 9.....and i have a working boot floppy...also windows works fine
- 09-11-2003 #2
- Join Date
- Oct 2001
- Täby, Sweden
It would seem that your font server is malfunctioning. I can't say why, but what an excellent timing... =/
Try to log in as root and run "service xfs restart", and see what that says. If it still doesn't work after that, run "tail /var/log/messages" to see if the font server reported an error.