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Re: startup problem // no longer works // profile not called

On Mon, 25 Oct 2004, Alex Vinokur wrote:

> "Brian Dessent" <brian<at>dessent<dot>net> wrote:

<>.  Thanks.

> > Alex Vinokur wrote:
> >
> > > bash-2.05b$ man bash
> > > Warning: cannot open configuration file /usr/share/misc/man.conf
> > > No manual entry for bash
> > > bash-2.05b$
> >
> > Like I said, nothing is going to work until you fix your mounts.  I
> > don't know what has changed on your system but your root "/" dir is
> > mounted as "C:\cygwin\_download\001" which seems wrong unless your
> > entire cygwin subtree is under that dir and not "c:\cygwin" which makes
> > a lot more sense.
> How can I fix that?

See <>.  Using the
'mount' command, you can do something like

mount -fst c:/cygwin /
mount -fst c:/cygwin/bin /usr/bin
mount -fst c:/cygwin/lib /usr/lib

> > Replying that "it used to work" is not going to fix anything.
> >
> > Brian
> Thanks.

It's marginally possible that your mounts aren't wrong (although the stale
fonts mount seems to suggest that they are).  Save the mounts first, by

mount -m > c:/saved-mounts.bat

Then try changing them to point to c:\cygwin as root, and if that doesn't
work, post snippets of the contents of the
c:\cygwin\_download\001\{,bin,lib} directories.  If you really did have
Cygwin installed there, you should be able to run saved-mounts.bat from
c:/cygwin/_download/001/bin to restore your current mounts.
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