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Re: Cygwin Bash window disappear?!
Ugh, top-posting... Reformatted.
On Sun, 29 Jan 2006, Hammond, Robin-David%KB3IEN wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Jan 2006, Daniel mark wrote:
> > Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 21:04:29 +0000 (UTC)
> > From: Daniel mark <danielmarkhot@XXXXXXX.XXX>
> > To: cygwin@XXXXXX.XXX
Daniel, <http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PCYMTNQREAIYR>. Thanks.
> > Subject: Cygwin Bash window disappear?!
> > Hello all:
> > I met a very strange problem as follows:
> > After I finish installing the latest version of cygwin on my computer,
> > I try to run C:\cygwin\cygwin.bat. The only thing I got is a black
> > window splash for a second and then immediately disappear.
> > I have fully installed all cygwin package and test all package without
> > problem by using the package test tool provided by cygwin.
> > I have tried to install it for 3 times!! still the same problem
> > My machine is using AMD chip with XP professional
> I too have this problem, using win XP patch level 2. Try invoking sh,
> see if you can get a stable shell then. ls wont work (if your in the
> same boad i am) but `echo *` will have about the same effect....
"sh" in Cygwin is the same as "bash", so that will have (almost) exactly
the same behavior. You have a problem with your installation, whether you
think setup completed successfully or not. Please read and follow the
> Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Please pay particular attention to the part that asks you to attach (as an
uncompressed text *attachment*) the output of "cygcheck -svr" on your
Also, as others have said, open a CMD shell, run C:\cygwin\Cygwin.bat from
there, and post any error messages you receive.
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