Re: Xfree GUI problem

From: Glynn Clements (
Date: Fri Mar 07 2003 - 02:18:46 EST

Mahesh Pujara wrote:

> We found twice GUI problem in linux on different pentium machines and
> log file has shown below. It says Xserver can not be loaded. Once if it
> happens there is no option to go back again , Machine boots in command mode
> only . We have to reinstall it the complete linux for getting GUI feature
> again. The pain is every time we should take backup if this error occurs. I
> request u to guide us for any alternate way.

> (**) FontPath set to "unix/:7100"

> Could not init font path element unix/:7100, removing from list!
> Fatal server error:
> could not open default font 'fixed'

The server has been configured to obtain fonts only from a font
server, but no font server is running.

I suggest that you configure the X server to read fonts from local
files; see the documentation of the FontPath directive in the
XF86Config man page.

Glynn Clements <>
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