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Re: Wrong root directory
Dave Korn wrote:
On 16 November 2006 13:05, Timothy Madden wrote:
Sorry if asking a known question.
I have Cygwin NT-5.1 and many applications ported for Windows with
Cygwin installed separately. I recently configured OpenSSH 3.8.1 as a
service to start automaticaly with Windows, and since then the file
-system root directory of my Cygwin installation is C:\Program
Files\OpenSSH instead of C:\local\cygwin as before.
Argh! You've installed some 3PP bundle of ssh and it's overwritten your
mountpoints! That is /seriously/ unfriendly. Where did you get this download
How can I fix the mapping for the root folder ?
Use the mount command. At a minimum, you'll need to have /, /usr/bin, and
/usr/lib mountpoints all pointing into the correct places in your old dir
structure. If you had attached your cygcheck output to the mail as it
describes on the problem-reporting page, we could have given you a full list
of what mountpoints you'd need to repair.
Where is the documentation for this ?
In the cygwin user guide, and also the mount man/info pages.
Yeah, quite a bad image for Cygwin ...
If you search Google for OpenSSH windows (since openssh.org has no
windows port on site) you can find these links:
Maybe someone can talk to sites owners and kindly ask them to inform
their visitors that cwRsyncServer also has a newer version of OpenSSH
packaged for Windows (that unfortunately does not show up in Google).
I did not thought that mount can change even the file-system root.
Thank you for your information. What does 3PP mean ?
As for the output from cygcheck, I am not on my work computer now.
But if I restore the mount point for /, then would /usr/bin and /usr/lib
not already get in place too ?
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