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Re: CYGWIN Installation Issues

Oops...didn't realize gmail was sending in rich text...that might
explain why I never got a reply, eh?

Here it is again....

On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 11:41 AM, Steven Julian<> wrote:
> OK, upon doing more testing, and after several uninstalls/reinstalls, I
> finally got cygcheck to run.? Output is attached, however, while running, it
> popped up several error messages from id.exe that said "The instruction at
> "0x6100365f" referenced memory at "0c0065da90".? The memory could not be
> written."? At the same time, the message "garbled output from 'id' command -
> no uid= found" was echoed to the console.? It seems like something is not
> installing completely, but I have no idea what that may be.
> On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 10:06 AM, Steven Julian <> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am still fairly new to cygwin, but have successfully installed it on
>> several computers, with multiple operating systems with the steps my
>> predecessor left for me.? These directions tell me to install in cygwin,
>> taking all the defaults, and to be sure to add cygrunsrv, gcc-core, gcc-g++,
>> gzip, make, openssl, ruby, and subversion.? Normally, when I do this, and
>> then run cygwin, I get a prompt that reads:
>> Administrator@servername ~
>> $
>> I can type ls here, and it immediately goes to another prompt.
>> On the problematic installation, the prompt comes up as:
>> bash-3.2$
>> If I type ls here, nothing happens for a while, then the window closes.
>> As a matter of fact, any command I have tried causes the window to close.
>> Am I missing something on the installation?? All installations are
>> Win32....a mix of server 2003, server 2008, XP and Vista....
>> So far, I've tried reinstalling, uninstalling then reinstalling, copying
>> the entire cygwin directory from a working computer, and reinstalling on top
>> of that, but nothing seems to be fixing it.? I even tried just doing the
>> default installation, with the same results.
>> So, is there any advice on what to do next?? Did I break it?? Thanks in
>> advance for your help.
>> PS: I also cannot seem to run cygcheck, either from cygwin or the command
>> prompt.
>> Thanks,
>> Terry Julian

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