x-windows won't start
Mon Jun 14 19:53:00 GMT 2004
On Sat, 12 Jun 2004, Matt Goto wrote:
> i just finished installing cygwin on a windows xp home box. i tried
> starting x using the startx command and i got the following message:
> Welcome to the XWin X Server
> Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project
> Release: 18.104.22.168-9
> Fatal server error:
> could not open default font 'fixed'
> winDeinitMultiWindowWM - Noting shutdown in progress
> XIO: fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
> after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
> i have attached the XWin.log and a screenshot (in png format) of the
> error dialog that popped up.
> it seems like i might be missing some fonts, but i am no x whiz, so i
> am not sure of that. can you help me figure out what i need to do to
> start up x-windows? if you need additional info, please let me know
> and i will try to get it to you.
> thanks in advance.
> --matt goto
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