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Re: Installation problems
- From: Larry Hall <cygwin-lh at cygwin dot com>
- To: "Hoyt Bailey" <hoyt13 at wiredok dot com>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2003 21:32:37 -0400
- Subject: Re: Installation problems
- Reply-to: Cygwin List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
At 09:13 PM 9/1/2003, Hoyt Bailey you wrote:
>I am running Windows XP with 512MB. I downloaded from the VA mirror and all
>seemed to go well no problems. I downloaded setup.exe and it took over and
>installed the rest from the internet. When completed I clicked on the
>Desktop Icon and got the following:
>/bin/find: /etc/profile.d: No such file or directory.
>Futher checking showed that /etc/profile does exist and is readable at least
>with cat.(/etc/profile.d does not exist). Other problems discovered ls only
>works if you give it a directory ls (dosent) ls /etc (works). Passwd works
>but it changes my login password to Windows. There is no root user and
>mkuser doesnt work. Commands less, more, dir were not recognized. I dont
>think I am in cygwin but I have no idea where I am.
Sounds like you're having some problems. See
<http://cygwin.com/problems.html> for information on data you can provide
that would help you find the problems.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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