Bug 52939 - Xwindows will not start
Xwindows will not start
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: Xconfigurator (Show other bugs)
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i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-08-30 21:16 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-08-01 12:22 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-30 22:06:08 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2001-08-30 21:16:57 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.4-win4lin i586)

Description of problem:
After switching to runlevel 5 my system attempts to boot into Xwindows but
fails to do so.  When I run startx from the command prompt, I get a fatal
error message saying that the default font "fixed" cannot be found.   I
installed both from graphic mode and text mode to see if any errors were
generated during the installation but I found none.  My video card is an S3
Trio 3D/2X.  I am running Version 7.1 without a problem.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Either allow the system to attempt to boot into Xwindows on its own or
type startx from the command prompt.

Actual Results:  I get an error message that says "fatal error. Default
font "fixed" cannot be found"

Expected Results:  I should have booted into either the kdm or gdm
graphical login screens.

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