Re: X problem after update from REX to BO (detailed error messages now)
On Fri, 26 Sep 1997, Lawrence wrote:
> > Xfs is the X Font Server. You won't have much problems if you don't use
> > it, but it seems to be better than letting the X server manage the fonts
> > in some cases. For example, you don't have to gunzip all fonts if you are
> > using an X server that doesn't understand gzipped fonts. And of course you
> > can use one font server to serve a whole network of X servers (I have no
> > idea what the performance would be).
> do you mean that X11 uses the xfs if the daemon is running, otherwise,
> it does it by its own?
No, you will have to tell the X server that it must use the font server.
Look in /etc/X11/XF86Config for some lines like:
Place a '#' in front of all those lines, and add a line:
This will cause the X server to try to make the connection with xfs at
localhost, port 7100. If xfs is not running, the X server will fail to
start because it can't find any fonts.
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