xorg 7.2 start problem

Andriy Babiy ABabiy at shaw.ca
Wed May 23 07:47:31 UTC 2007

> You need at least the following ports:
>   x11-drivers/xf86-video-mga
>   x11-drivers/xf86-input-mouse
>   x11-drivers/xf86-input-keyboard

I wanted to thank everybody who helped me. I added those ports, and that 
fixed the problem I had before. So, I was able to issue:
X -configure
and obtain xorg.conf.new file. I checked the configuration and found that 
the hardware was recognized without errors. The pathes were changed 
to /usr/local accordingly.

But when I issue:
X -config /root/xorg.conf.new

the X server doesn't start; it fails with the message:

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

I checked xorg.conf.new and found that the pathes to appropriate fonts are 
listed there, namely:


I checked all the directories; they exist, and their contents exist. I 
tried mkfontdir in each of them, but it changed nothing.

Maybe, you could advise me what I need to do in order to resolve it, apart 
from rebuilding the whole thing. Thank you very much in advance!


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