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Wrong permission on C:\, how to change it, possible OT
- From: Paul McFerrin <pmcferrin at columbus dot rr dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 03 Oct 2009 16:11:17 -0400
- Subject: Wrong permission on C:\, how to change it, possible OT
- Reply-to: pmcferrin at columbus dot rr dot com
I have a PC that is running Cygwin 1.5.25-15 on top of Windows XP Pro,
SP2. My problem is that it will not do a disk boot. If I use the
Windows XP Startup disk floppy, the hard-drive comes up fully with XP
Pro, but only with the floppy. I've tried using the Recovery Console
"BOOTCFG" cmd but it fails when trying to write the boot.ini file. I've
tried changing the mode to 777 under Cygwin but it won't allow it (no
I'm not sure if I'm on the right track but I don't know of any other
reason it got changed other than Cygwin or the constant powering up/down
by the grandkids. Does anyone know:
1.) If I'm on the right track?
2). How do I open up write access to everyone?
If I didn't have Cygwin installed, then I know it is OT. When I look at
other systems, the mode is 1777. If I don't get a resolution, I'll have
to just leave a floppy in the drive.
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