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Re: Interesting problem installing cygserver

On 11/22/2009 11:57 PM, Gregg Levine wrote:
On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 11:51 PM, Larry Hall (Cygwin)
<reply-to-list-only-lh splat>  wrote:
<>.  Don't feed the spammers.  Thanks.

On 11/22/2009 10:43 PM, Gregg Levine wrote:


$ /usr/bin/cygserver-config
Generating /etc/cygserver.conf file
chown: changing ownership of `/etc/cygserver.conf': Permission denied

Warning: The following function requires administrator privileges!


A good start is either you don't have administrator privileges
or a missing cygrunsrv binary.  Please check for both.


I happen to have both. Cygwin was installed using the defaults on this
laptop who is running Windows Seven and this is the latest of the 1.7

So you started the terminal you're using with "Run as Administrator"?

Close. The terminal is being run from an account with those
privileges. I believe however that it may not be able to gain the
right ones to write into the /etc directory.

Not exactly. You aren't running with those privileges. Use "Run as Administrator"
from that account so you get the elevated privileges you need.

Larry Hall                    
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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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