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Re: setup 1.7.1 hangs on

On Dec 23 11:46, Frank Fesevur wrote:
> 2009/12/23 Corinna Vinschen <>:
> > Works fine for me. ?You should examine the /var/log/setup.log and
> > /var/log/setup.log.full files if you can find any hint.
> Thanks for the reply. Here is the content of setup.log.postinstallXa05832.
>       5 [main] bash 2832 C:\Cygwin\bin\bash.exe: *** fatal error -
> couldn't allocate heap, Win32 error 487, base 0x6D0000, top 0x730000,
> reserve_size 389120, allocsize 393216, page_const 4096
>      31 [main] bash 5568 child_info::sync: wait failed, pid 2832, Win32 error 0
> [...]
> Don't understand why there is a "couldn't allocate heap". The system
> run fine with more the 800mb memory available and not much
> applications running.

That has usually nothing to do with the RAM availbale in your computer.

> I forgot the mention that I run Windows XP.

Works for me on XP as well. ?

Personally I'm running MSFT Security Essentials with real-time protection
turned on on that machine and it works still as expected.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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