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RE: installation problem
- From: j m <junquemale at yahoo dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 22:28:59 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: RE: installation problem
I think I may have fixed, or at least bypassed, my problem. I didn't
understand the installation options and I was trying to install from disk
before anything had been downloaded. When I install from Internet, everything
--- j m <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am having a similar problem. I'm using Win98SE. This is my first ever
> installation of Cygwin, so I think I don't even have a /var/log yet. When I
> run setup.exe, I accept the defaults of c:\cygwin, 'all users', and 'Unix
> text', and then it crashes (Illegal operation).
> I also have McAfee AntiVirus installed.
> How do I run the debug snapshot of cygwin you mentioned?
> * From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
> * To: vanloocm <vanloocm at tcd dot ie>
> * Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
> * Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 11:19:10 -0400 (EDT)
> * Subject: RE: installation problem
> * Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
> Hmm, these aren't the logs of the session when the crash happened. If you
> got them from the same directory as setup.exe, please attach the ones from
> /var/log instead. FYI, setup.log.full gets overwritten every time you run
> setup, so if you have run setup since, please try to reproduce the crash
> before you attach the log file.
> As for the OS [Operating System], I meant the version of Windows you're
> On Mon, 26 May 2003, vanloocm wrote:
> > Thanks for your reply.
> > I've attached to this email the setup.log and setup.log.full files...do you
> > think Mcafee antivirus is the problem?
> > Could you give me the address of the OS to which you adviced me to send
> > files?
> > Thank you again.
> > Regards.
> > Melanie.
> > >===== Original Message From email@example.com =====
> > >On Mon, 26 May 2003, vanloocm wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hi,
> > >>
> > >> I've downloaded cygwin (from http://cygwin.com) and tried to install
> > >> it but the installation do not work and I receive the following error
> > >> message:
> > >>
> > >> The instruction memory at "0x0045f1b0" referenced memory at
> > >> "0x00000000". The memory could not de "written".
> > >>
> > >> Does anyone no what that means and what I should do.
> > >>
> > >> Thanks in advance.
> > >> Melanie
> > >
> > >This means that there is most likely a bug in the version of setup that
> > >you downloaded. It might be a good idea if you mentioned the OS that this
> > >happens on and posted your setup.log and setup.log.full (which can be
> > >found in either the directory you ran setup from or /var/log, depending on
> > >how far you've gotten). It would probably make sense to post them
> > >compressed.
> > >
> > >Another thing you might want to do is run the debug snapshot of setup.exe
> > >and report where it crashes (if it does). This would allow people to at
> > >least match the crashing address to the function name.
> > > Igor
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