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Re: cygrunsrv fails to run services

On Sep 24 17:56, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> I cannot say how long this problem exists at my home box, but it is not
> since the last upgrade or so, a long standing issue for me.  Every
> Cygwin service I try to start fails: sshd, postmaster, cygserver,
> lighttpd is also not running in background without cygrunsrv.
> Error is just: 1062, service not started.
> Eventlog is empty.
> Since cygserver is up and running in background and also postgres is
> running and I am able to connect it without postmaster service running I
> didn't do much about this issue, but now I have some spare time and I
> want to track it down.
> Attached is my cygcheck output, maybe (hopefully) it is some obvious
> mistake in my environment which prevents cygrunsrv to start services.
> It fails also when I try to start from Service Manager, of course since
> it does nothing else than calling cygrunsrv.
> Some useful hints would help me to get some light on this problem.

I know it works on NT4 SP6 since I'm running it successfully with sshd
on that system.  Empty Event Log is strange, usually you have at least
*some* message.  Sure that it's not just a log overflow?

> CYGWIN = `ntsec binmode tty nowinsymlinks check_case:strict server'

Is that your setting in the system environment?  If so, did you try
w/o check_case:strict?  We should really drop this option.


> H:\/bin                                                       /usr/bin                                 system  binmode

> H:\/lib                                                       /usr/lib                                 system  binmode
    What's that crap?


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