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    SubjectRe: X Server Crash
    "Richard B. Johnson" wrote:
    >
    > On Thu, 3 Aug 2000, Robinson, Daniel wrote:
    >
    > > Hi all....
    > >
    > > I am getting the following error when I try to startx... (KDE on Mandrake
    > > 7.0 2.3.42)
    > >
    > > ----------------------
    > > _FontTransSocketUNIXConnect: Can't connect: errno = 2
    > > failed to set default font path 'unix/:-1'
    > > Fatal server error:
    > > could not open default font 'fixed'
    >
    > Looks like the "real" fatal error is the UNIX socket connect.
    > This was errno=2 (ENOENT) . This is a strange return value for
    > connect().
    >
    > Is this a newly-built kernel? Did you enable UNIX domain sockets?
    > If so, this might be related to another recently-reported UNIX
    > socket problem.
    >
    > Cheers,
    > Dick Johnson
    >

    This is because / is full, usually 5% of the space is reserved for root,
    and df tells the amount free for users, connect() needs 1 inode free to
    succed, so if you are not root and issue connect() with 0 blocks free
    connect() will fail, so you only need to have free space.

    --
    Jorge Nerin
    <jnerin@svalero.es>
    <comandante@zaralinux.com>

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