"fixed" font problem

Dejan Lesjak dejan.lesjak at ijs.si
Mon May 21 20:52:46 UTC 2007


On Monday 21 May 2007 22:16:17 Giorgos Kapetanakis wrote:
> Hi all!
>
> I just updated my xorg to version 7.2 following the procedure described in
> UPDATING.
>
> Everything compiled OK, but running xorgcfg (or startx) gives
>
> Fatal server error:
> could not open default font 'fixed'
> Cannot connect to X server
>
> I have installed (and updated) all the xorg-fonts* ports, and the
> font-alias port. I also have tried deinstalling and reinstalling the
> xorg-font* ports.

xorg-font* are metaports, they don't actually (re)install anything. 
Reinstalling font-* ports might make a difference.

> Any ideas??
>
> (running FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE)

X server log (most probably /var/log/Xorg.0.log) might show some more clues.

Dejan


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