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FW: Help, cygwin logs me on using my winnt domain user rather than Administrator
- From: Cary Lewis <clewis at mobilecom dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2002 16:00:23 -0500
- Subject: FW: Help, cygwin logs me on using my winnt domain user rather than Administrator
From: Cary Lewis
Sent: Friday, December 06, 2002 3:58 PM
Subject: Help, cygwin logs me on using my winnt domain user rather than
Prior to today, when I started by bash shell, my id would be Administrator,
Today, I have reinstalled cygwin and now when I am logged into my domain, my
id becomes my log in name on the domain and not Administrator. As well,
programs like VIM take 30 seconds to start.
If I am logged on as local administrator, everything is okay, vi starts
right away and my id=500.
I can not explain what happened. Installs on other machines work as
expected. I.e. I log on a my domain account on another machine, and my
Can someone explain this?
What does cygwin use to determine which user is starting bash? Can I force
myself to be administrator.
The /etc/passwd file was created during setup: mkpasswd -l >/etc/passwd.
Any help would be appreciated.
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