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Re: moving cygwin to another disk


I had Reply-To: set for a reason -- there was no need to Cc: me.

On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Steve Kelem wrote:

> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >>I had to move C:\cygwin to D:\cygwin.
> >>
> >>In addition to moving the files, I changed the registry entries under
> >>HKLM\SOFTWARE\Cygnus Solutions\Cygwin\mounts v2
> >>so that they reflected the new location.
> >>
> >>
> >"man mount"
> >
> >
> "give thanks"   // The mount page didn't have anything directly useful,
> but the pointer to was
> really useful. regtool looks really handy.

The mount page was intended to show you that you could have simply
re-mounted the directories instead of modifying the registry by hand.

> I ran cygcheck -svr, and got:
> cygcheck: dump_sysinfo: GetVolumeInformation() failed: 1
> [snip]

At a guess, this was probably due to your CDs not being in the drive.
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