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I broke my X

I chose to upgrade my xserver, etc.
Downloaded the required packages,
ran dpkg.

Now, I get a message ( fatal server error - can't find font "fixed" ):
XFree86 Version 3.3 / X Window System
(protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6300)
Release Date: Jun  2 1997
        If the server is older than 6-12 months, or if your card is
        than the above date, look for a newer version before reporting
        problems.  (see http://www.XFree86.Org/FAQ)
Operating System: Linux 2.0.21 i486 [ELF] 
Configured drivers:
  Mach64: accelerated server for ATI Mach64 graphics adaptors
(Patchlevel 0)
(using VT number 2)

XF86Config: /etc/X11/XF86Config
(**) stands for supplied, (--) stands for probed/default values
(**) XKB: keymap: "xfree86(us)" (overrides other XKB settings)
(**) Mouse: type: PS/2, device: /dev/mouse, baudrate: 1200,
       3 button emulation (timeout: 50ms)
(**) Mach64: Graphics device ID: "Mach64"
(**) Mach64: Monitor ID: "Gateway 1776LE"
(--) Mach64: Mode "1280x1024" needs hsync freq of 78.86 kHz. Deleted.
(--) Mach64: Mode "1280x1024" needs hsync freq of 81.13 kHz. Deleted.
(--) Mach64: Invalid vertical timing for mode "400x300". Deleted.
(**) FontPath set to
(--) Mach64: PCI: Mach64 VT rev 8, Aperture @ 0x04000000, Block I/O @
(--) Mach64: PCI (8) and CONFIG_CHIP_ID (0) don't agree on ChipRev,
        using PCI value
(--) Mach64: card type: PCI
(--) Mach64: Memory type: 2
(--) Mach64: Clock type: Internal
(--) Mach64: Maximum allowed dot-clock: 135.000 MHz
(**) Mach64: Mode "640x480": mode clock =  31.500
(**) Mach64: Mode "800x600": mode clock =  50.000
(**) Mach64: Mode "1024x768": mode clock =  85.000
(--) Mach64: Virtual resolution: 1024x768
(--) Mach64: videoram: 1024k
(--) Mach64: Using hardware cursor
(--) Mach64: Using 8 MB aperture @ 0x04000000
(--) Mach64: Ramdac is Internal
(--) Mach64: Using 8 bits per RGB value
(--) Mach64: Pixmap cache: 0 256x256 slots, 0 128x128 slots, 0 64x64
(--) Mach64: Font cache: 0 fonts

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

When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send
the full server output, not just the last messages


can somone post a clue?

running Debian 1.3.something
kernel ~ 2.0.27


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