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RE: Setup failure: mount error
- From: "Dave Korn" <dk at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 10:08:00 +0100
- Subject: RE: Setup failure: mount error
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Luke Kendall
> Sent: 15 October 2004 09:20
> Luke Kendall wrote:
> > Anyway, the final experiment I can try now is to run
> "mount" from the
> > network install, and see it it makes Cygwin uninstallable
> again, without
> > a Windows reinstall.
> Okay, after doing running the command:
> from the network-installed Cygwin, on the local machine the
> registry is
> changed to have keys under HKCU and HKLM Software->Cygnus Solutions->
> Cygwin->mounts v2-> (Default) REG_SZ (value not set).
Yes, running *any* cygwin app will re-create the cygwin registry keys with
default contents if they don't already exist.
Particularly mount, of course, since the main purpose of the cygwin
registry keys is to store details of mount points.
> Dunno. Maybe this is just a weird PC. I can't reproduce the problem.
Yeh, I was starting to think we should just shrug and go "Musta been some
kinda bizarro transient h/w failure" unless you can find a way of repeating
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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