> I'm having a problem with my X windows - it was working perfectly yesterday,
> but whenever I took the linux box from the house i was working on it to my
> house, it stopped working when i attempted to start it up - here's the error
> messages, followed by my XF86Config file.
> I believe the problem is the lack of a "fixed" font, unfortunately I have no
> idea how to fix this without re-installing X and/or my distribution -
> Mandrake Linux 7.1 (or possibly 7.2, i'm not entirely sure)
> XFree86 version 4.0.3, kernel 2.4.3-20mdk #1, on a P233MMX with 64MB of RAM.
The problem is your X Font Server has failed to start or has died, asQuote:> _FontTransSocketUNIXConnect: Can't connect: errno = 2
> failed to set default font path 'unix/:-1'
> Fatal server error:
> could not open default font 'fixed'
> When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send
> the full server output, not just the last messages
> XIO: fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
> after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
indicated by the fact that the X server can't connect to the XFS socket.
Try '/etc/init.d/xfs restart' or, preferably, 'service xfs restart' and
then try to restart X.