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RE: bash "Couldn't Allocate Heap" error - info.
- From: Antony Baxter <antony_baxter at yahoo dot co dot uk>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2006 05:43:10 +0000 (GMT)
- Subject: RE: bash "Couldn't Allocate Heap" error - info.
Excellent! Well done. Stopping that service does
indeed allow Cygwin to work properly again.
Gunnar - yes, its the process that makes the face
overlay work. I think I can live without this, though
it'll be a great disappointment to my 2.5 yr old
nephew who thinks that his uncle has turned into a
shark and, to be honest, is now far more interested in
talking to me.
How about a new marketing slogan: "Cygwin - makes
--- Gunnar Norling <email@example.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the enlightment. I turned the service to
> `Manual' for now. Funny
> to see what the service manager says:
> Display Name: Logitech Process Manager
> Description: Webcam Effects Helper
> Is that supposed to be the ``face overlay''
> features, or? Haven't yet
> scanned the Logitech support site/forum... I wonder
> Again, thanks for the enligthment.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of
> Antony Baxter
> > Sent: Monday, March 06, 2006 6:22 PM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: bash "Couldn't Allocate Heap" error -
> > Hello,
> > This afternoon, for the first time, I began
> experiencing the
> > C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe: *** fatal error - couldn't
> allocate heap ....
> > ... child_copy: stack write copy failed,...
> > errors that have been reported on this list
> before. I am
> > getting these errors on every '#! /bin/bash'
> > script, though I can initially open a bash shell.
> > I tried changing the heap sizes, and tried
> rebaseall -
> > neither made a difference.
> > Earlier today I had installed the drivers for my
> new Logitech
> > webcam. Suspecting that these might be the
> problem, I killed
> > all the Logitech processes, restarted all my
> Cygwin services,
> > restarted Cygwin/X, and lo & behold, all the
> > disappeared and everything worked fine.
> > It'd be great to get these to work together, but
> not the end
> > of the world if its not possible. Any thoughts?
> > Thanks,
> > Ant.
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