Font problem - default font 'fixed'

Font problem - default font 'fixed'

Post by Taufiq Hab » Sun, 18 Aug 1996 04:00:00



When starting up X on my system, I get the following message:

Fatal server error:
could not open default font 'fixed'

Fonts have been installed, whats the problem ?

Thanks in advance

Taufiq Habib

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Some more info:

XFree86 Version 3.1.2 / X Window System
(protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6000)
Operating System: Linux
Configured drivers:
  S3: accelerated server for S3 graphics adaptors (Patchlevel 0)
      mmio_928, s3_generic
(using VT number 12)

XF86Config: /etc/XF86Config
(**) stands for supplied, (--) stands for probed/default values
(**) Mouse: type: PS/2, device: /dev/mouse, baudrate: 1200,
       3 button emulation (timeout: 50ms)
(**) S3: Graphics device ID: "S3-Trio32 (generic)"
(**) S3: Monitor ID: "My Monitor"
(--) S3: Mode "1280x1024" needs hsync freq of 78.86 kHz. Deleted.
(--) S3: Mode "1280x1024" needs hsync freq of 81.13 kHz. Deleted.
(**) FontPath set to "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
(--) S3: card type: PCI
(--) S3: chipset:   Trio32 rev. 1
(--) S3: chipset driver: mmio_928
(--) S3: videoram:  1024k
(--) S3: Ramdac type: s3_trio32
(--) S3: Ramdac speed: 135
(--) S3: Using Trio32/64 programmable clock (MCLK 57.273 MHz)
(--) S3: Maximum allowed dot-clock: 135.000 MHz
(**) S3: Mode "640x480": mode clock =  31.500
(**) S3: Mode "800x600": mode clock =  50.000
(**) S3: Mode "1024x768": mode clock =  85.000
(--) S3: Operating RAMDAC in pixel multiplex mode
(--) S3: Using 6 bits per RGB value
(**) S3: Virtual resolution set to 1024x768
(--) S3: Local bus LAW is 0xF3000000
(--) S3: Using a banksize of 1024k, line width of 1024
(--) S3: Using a single 64x64 area at (960,769) for expanding pixmaps
(--) S3: Using 8 planes of 960x255 at (0,769) aligned 8 as font cache

Fatal server error:
could not open default font 'fixed'
TRANS(SocketUNIXConnect) () can't connect: errno = 111
giving up.