I've got two machines with a SuSE 8.1 distribution installed. The
distribution was shipped with KDE 3.0.3 and XFree 4.2.0. I've updated both
machines with XFree 4.3.0 (rpms provided by SuSE) and KDE 3.1.1 (rpms
privided by SuSE as well)...
On bot boxes /sbin/conf.d/SuSEconfig.fonts hung for ages, so that I had to
terminate the fc-cache process manually. This resulted in no longer being
able to login with KDM. The screen showed the usual Xfree background with
the mouse cursor as watch-symbol and kdm_greeter took 99% CPU-load.
I've solved this problem, too, by deleting the
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/*/fonts.cache-1.gz files and running
/sbin/conf.d/SuSEconfig.fonts again (this time without problems). Now I
can log in again, but certain fonts have vanished: opening a konsole
window brings up an empty window,for example, at least, when I use the
default fonts (small, medium, large, huge...). The cursor moves when I
type, so I suppose it's just a fonts problem... sax2 has no fonts either.
Can anybody help me with this? Didi anyone solve the problem before?
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