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RE: Trouble running sshd as NT-Service

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Prive []
> Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 5:12 PM
> To:
> Subject: RE: Trouble running sshd as NT-Service
> Hi Corinna,
> Your description fit my case perfectly, but following the 
> exact steps you outlined did not cure the problem for me. 
> (More details in a sec).
> This is the third system I've installed Cygwin + sshd on, at 
> different dates. This is the first time I hit problems I 
> couldn't resolve in the list, or described at 
> This Win2K box is clean of any prior Cygwin installation. 
> /var/log/sshd IS complaining about bad owner or mode on 
> /var/empty/, but your steps did not fix it for me. `ls -l` 
> shows all the files I did chmod on, to be owned as 
> Administrator:None so I guess the chmod failed somehow.
> I did a fair amount of searching, but I'm not sure what 
> caused this state or how to fix it.
> Thanks for any advice,
> Scott Prive

As Corinna Vinschen said:

   $ chmod 700 /var/empty
   $ chown -R SYSTEM.SYSTEM /var/empty

Is this not working?

What value to you have the environment variable CYGWIN set to?

Did you set CYGWIN in the Control Panel/System applet?

Are you running NTFS as the filesystem on the disk drive that
has Cygwin installed?


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