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RE: telnet: tcp/telnet: unknown service
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 11:15:47 +0100
- Subject: RE: telnet: tcp/telnet: unknown service
On 16 May 2006 09:56, Jose Luis Fernandez wrote:
> After doing a lot more googleing, I've stumbled upon
> this fix. Wonder
> if you know about this issue?
> In regedit go to
> edit DataBasePath change %SystemRoot% to its real
> value (on mine its
> C:\WINDOWS) Don't know why but this fixed my issue.
The reason it fixed your issue is probably because SYSTEMROOT is not set in
your cygwin environment, and this causes winsock failures, which manifest when
telnet (client) tries to look up the well-known port number for telnet
(service) in the ports database. So the interesting question is, what is
going on in your environment? Is SYSTEMROOT set or not? Is it correct or
not? If that doesn't explain it,
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