[NBLUG/talk] Cannot get XWindows to start
forHarryH at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 2 22:34:01 PST 2004
I checked for the file and did see fs7100. I did the xfs start and it said
"OK". I tried startx and just the same message as below. I then rechecked
for the .font-unix/fs7100 several times and ways and the file is no longer
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Street" <jet at sonic.net>
To: <talk at nblug.org>
Sent: Friday, January 02, 2004 9:55 PM
Subject: Re: [NBLUG/talk] Cannot get XWindows to start
> Hmmm, try a start
> service xfs start
> The font server creates its socket in /tmp/.font-unix/fs7100
> If the permissions are not correct on /tmp xfs cannot create the file.
> thus the error message.
> The old /tmp files are of no use really.....
> On Friday 02 January 2004 21:13, HarryH wrote:
> > Mark,
> > The restart of xfs "FAILED". The chmod 1777 was done ok. I restored
> > /tmp to all the files it had in the first place before the RHN download,
> > minus a large Coyote Linux file so as to give 16MB more space. Still no
> > on either a reboot or startx command. Where else should I look to make
> > changes?
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