Re: X11 broken by weekend upgrades? ("can't find default font")
>>>>> "BS" == Brian Servis <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
BS> *- On 8 Nov, A.J. Rossini wrote about "X11 broken by weekend
BS> upgrades? ("can't find default font")"
>> I've got a nasty case of broken X configuration, due to a
>> recent upgrade over the weekend ("Can't find default font,
>> Fixed"). I might added a number of xfonts (xfont-jmk? and some
>> Chinese, since I'm learning) and things aren't working.
>> Any thoughts?
>> Please cc me directly; this is the first time since 1990 that
>> I've broken an X configuration this badly and the usual things
>> havn't solved the problem!
BS> Have you tried restarting the font server? I upgraded to
BS> potato over the weekend and when X restarted it complained of
BS> the same thing. A simple: '/etc/init.d/xfs
BS> restart;/etc/init.d/xfstt restart' fixed it.
Okay, this wasn't it.
It turned out to be an old X server that I'd installed (the problem
with bleeding on the edge -- I was running a locally compiled 3.3.1
server, which I had to do since I installed it prior to Debian having
it (and I needed Matrox G200 support).
Anyway, fixed, now, I hope!
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