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Re: cygserver service won't start

On Sep  8 22:37, Alder wrote:
> as a service.  This step seemed successful as the Windows Event Viewer 
> lists it as 'CYGWIN cygserver' and describes it as 'Cygwin shared memory 
> manager'.  This description, however, is suspiciously like the one I 

The cygserver-config script does not add this description.  So it's from
an old service entry.

> The Windows Event Viewer console Application Log reports that cygserver 
> starts and is awaiting requests, but a split second later the Service 
> Control Manager reports in the System Log that cygserver terminates 
> unexpectedly.  The /var/log/cygserver.log file is empty, so I'm clueless 
> as to what might have caused this problem.  I can only guess that file 
> permissions are not what they should be.

What does `ls -l /usr/sbin/cygserver.exe' look like?

Did you try to run cygserver from the command line?


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