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Re: Setup 126.96.36.199 on Win2k hangs while uninstalling packages
- From: Pavel Tsekov <ptsekov at syntrex dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2002 17:06:34 +0200
- Subject: Re: Setup 188.8.131.52 on Win2k hangs while uninstalling packages
- Organization: Syntrex, Inc.
- References: <000001c2160c$d457aed0$e5091bac@ELPASO>
- Reply-to: Pavel Tsekov <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
RLO> Running setup.exe 184.108.40.206 on Win2K, Service Pack 2.
RLO> New packages are downloaded correctly (in this case, openssh needed an
RLO> update). When setup tries to uninstall the old openssh, it hangs, eventually
RLO> using up all available RAM, until a dialog box appears to warn about 'low on
RLO> system memory'.
RLO> Hitting 'Cancel' on the setup dialog results in two message boxes:
RLO> 1) a Dr. Watson Fatal Error message:
RLO> "Dr. Watson was unable to attach to the process. It is possible that process
RLO> exited before Dr. Watson could attach to it.
RLO> Windows 2000 returned error code = 87
RLO> The parameter is incorrect"
RLO> and 2) a Program Error message box:
RLO> "<process has already exited> has generated errors and will be closed by
RLO> Windows. You will need to restart the program.
RLO> An error log is being created."
Is it possible to try again and see if you will be able to get Dr.
Watson record its log file ? Or maybe you can install Dr. Mingw on
your machine and try to get a stackdump with it ?
Here is the link: mefriss1.swan.ac.uk/~jfonseca/ gnu-win32/software/drmingw/
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