Problem with NVIDIA & FC2

Alexander Dalloz ad+lists at
Sat Nov 13 22:15:54 UTC 2004

Am Sa, den 13.11.2004 schrieb rab at um 23:05:

> I upgraded from RH9 to FC2 and used yum to update. Everything seemed fine.
> I used yum for some more updates. After doing this I noticed problems with
> menu text (underlined letters showed up in green boxes). I re-installed
> the NVIDIA binary drivers (had to - could not get X to start). Now the
> NVIDA screen shows up clearly but X refuses to start complaining about
> fonts. I have included the messages below.
> How can I fix this?
> Rick B.

> [root at tangent X11]# startx

Don't work as root / start programs as root when you don't need to!

> (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"

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

Be sure the xfs is running. Be sure you have enough free space.

service xfs restart


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