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- From: "Nebob" <nbozovic1 at rogers dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2003 17:16:12 -0400
- Subject: Postinstall failure
I searched don't hit me!
The problem is that the postinstall scripts fail to execute properly and
leave me with a non-functional cygwin installation. ie: clicking the cygwin
shortcut leads to a "bash-2.05b$" prompt from which no commands work. System
is XP SP1. setup.exe is 2.340.2.5.
I located some discussions on the topic but none contained a workable
-- Deals with download corruption, undownloaded packages and so on. I can
verify that my downloads are complete and functional because they work on
other (win2k) systems.
-- This one is similar. It deals with the user's failure to download the
-- Also a download failure.
On my win2k box a full installation and an installation of only the stuff I
need works fine. They both work fine in c:\cygwin and in any different
directory. ALL these types of installations fail on the XP box.
Linked is a 97.9KB rar archive containing setup.log, setup.log.full,
cygcheck -svr and env.
Here's some more information:
bash-2.05b$ /bin/ls -ld /bin
d--------- 3 Nebob ???????? 0 Aug 27 15:14 /bin
C:\cygwin\bin on /usr/bin type system (textmode)
C:\cygwin\lib on /usr/lib type system (textmode)
C:\cygwin on / type system (textmode)
c: on /cygdrive/c type user (textmode,noumount)
d: on /cygdrive/d type user (textmode,noumount)
bash-2.05b$ type -a /bin/id
/bin/id is /bin/id
bash-2.05b$ /bin/ls -l /bin/id
---------- 1 Nebob ???????? 26112 Jan 7 2003 /bin/id
Everything in /etc/postinstall has a .done extension.
/home, /etc/passwd and /etc/group were not generated.
I'd appreciate any and all assistance.
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