Bug 52804 - vncserver won't start; fails with font errors.
vncserver won't start; fails with font errors.
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-08-29 10:34 EDT by lars
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-29 10:35:02 EDT
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Description lars 2001-08-29 10:34:58 EDT
Description of Problem:

Running the 'vncserver' command fails to start up Xvnc.  It fails with the
following message in ~/.vnc/hostname:1.log:

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

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How Reproducible:

  Run vncserver.

Additional Information:

This is a very stock (beta) installation with no post-install changes to
the X configuration.
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2001-08-29 10:43:45 EDT
This xfs problem is fixed in XFree86-4.1.0-0.99.1.

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