Bug 53594 - Fatal server error: could not open default font 'fixed'
Fatal server error: could not open default font 'fixed'
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-09-12 11:23 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-09-12 11:23:14 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2001-09-12 11:23:10 EDT
Description of Problem:
Standard Roswell install onto Compaq Presario laptop with Trident Cyberblade i7 video chipset.  When starting X, 
Fatal server error:
could not open default font 'fixed'

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1.  Install Roswell
2. Start X
3. crash

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Comment 1 Need Real Name 2001-09-12 18:03:39 EDT
What does a resolution of "rawhide" mean?
Comment 2 Alexei Podtelezhnikov 2001-09-13 16:22:56 EDT
That means that you should look for a newer XFree86 build in 
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/rawhide or, better, in
ftp://people.redhat.com/mharris/testing/ . Be advised that a usual 
disclaimer about alpha/beta quality software applies.

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