Re: deleted /tmp ruined X, how to recover?
Bryan, thanks a lot for reply.
I tried to set the permission to the new /tmp to 777. startx as root,
still get the same result. the error msg are as followed:
_Font TransSocketUNIXConnect - can't connect:error=111
failed to set default path 'unix/:-1'
Fatal server error
could not open default font 'fixed'
I also install the font server but still the same. What can I do still?
On Sat, 28 Oct 2000, Bryan K. Walton wrote:
> Recreate /tmp and make sure that the permissions are set correctly so that users other than root can read the directory.
> On Sat, Oct 28, 2000 at 04:28:21PM -0400, Benjamin F. Zhou wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I got a message saying the file system on which /tmp is located is full.
> > Thinking /tmp contains only temperary files, I deleted them all. But after that
> > I can no longer start X. I can still run Xconfigurator and configured
> > successfully.
> > But startx keeps failing.
> > what should I reinstall? I want to avoid reinstalling from scratch.
> > thanks a lot for your hint
> > Ben
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