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RE: font.dir a font.alias related with Can't start X
- To: "'cygwin-xfree at sourceware dot cygnus dot com'" <cygwin-xfree at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: RE: font.dir a font.alias related with Can't start X
- From: Suhaib Siddiqi <ssiddiqi at inspirepharm dot com>
- Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2001 12:18:07 -0400
I do not understand what are you doing... mixing and matching fonts?
You need to make sure your fonts files are not corruptd. Isoxxx is not same
as misc fonts.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Luc Ferran [mailto:Luc.FERRAN-EXTERNAL@gemplus.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2001 7:19 AM
> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: font.dir a font.alias related with Can't start X
> Hi all,
> I had a look on those 2 files in /usr/X11R6/lib/fonts/misc/
> 7x14.pcf.gz -misc-fixed-medium-r-normal--14-130-75-75-c-70-iso10646-1
> 7x14 -misc-fixed-medium-r-normal--14-130-75-75-c-70-iso8859-1
> I'm not an expert, but I thing there is something curious... one time
> speack about iso10646 (I'don't have any file containing this name in
> font dir) and an other time we speak about iso8859.
> This is true ofr this line, but for many others.
> Note that I can't start X saying that -coud not open default font
> 'fixed'- that's why I had look in those file.
> I've found 6x10 font where isoXXXX where the same in both files. So
> modified startxwin.sh with Xwin.exe -fn '6x10' ....
> X doesn't start error message is : -coud not open default font '6x10'-
> Those files seems to be created by Xinstal.sh
> Can I make any ohter test?