Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1073
Bad locERROR: X: Unable to open font "vga"ERROR: , trying "vga"...
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:49 EDT
Dosemu (xdos) lookink for vga font in
directory, but RedHats package places this font to
mkdir -p /usr/X11R6/lib/fonts/misc
cp ../../X11/fonts/misc/vga.pcf .
xset fp+ /usr/X11R6/lib/fonts/misc
HINT: Try to recompile it with right path ;-)
I was unable to replicate this problem in dosemu-0.98.1-2
*** Bug 181 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
vga.pcf (in .../X11/.../font/misc/) directory is not
recognized by X11, so when you execute xdos or xtermdos the
font is not used. (So, e.g. you don't have the nice dos
This happens to unresolved dependencies with the rpm
containing the X11 font!
in the font/misc directory, the vga.pcf file exists but is
NOT mentioned in font.alias.
To fix it: Edit the font.alias file, replace "72" with "73"
in the first line and add a line "vga.pcf vga" at the end of
Dear Redhat RPM-Maintainer, pls. add this to you future
dosemu rpms, thanks.
------- Additional Comments From firstname.lastname@example.org 11/24/98 16:34 -------
This probably won't get fixed until 6.0, when the X11 font directories
gain the ability to be rebuilt automatically by RPM whenever they are
"touched" by a package being installed or uninstalled.