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Re: No go after update to 1.7.1
Bernd Bartmann wrote:
> procmon to monitor what bash is actually doing. As it seems it stops
> because it can't find /etc/passwd and /etc/fstab which indeed are
> missing. Shouldn't they have been created during the setup process?
> Also, /etc does not contain any files just some sub-directories:
- Last week I installed (using setup.exe) Cygwin 1.7.1, and none of
the problems that you describe above appear.
- This lead me to think that you have not configured "setup.exe" correctly.
Either you choose a mirror site that do not contain all Cygwin element, or
you have not selected the packages correctly.
- When I have installed Cygwin 1.7.1, I have done the following things:
- Renamed the old Cygwin (1.5.x) directory "C:\cygwin" as
"C:\cygwin_old". Just be able to recover by personnal
- Downloaded the latest version Cygwin "setup.exe" in a
newly created temporary directory.
- Launched "setup.exe", and configure it something like:
- Selected "ftp://mirrors.kernel.org" as the mirror site.
Note: Some mirrors sites seems to do not have all necessary
Cygwin packages to make a good installation!? But the
one mentionned above is a good choice.
- Selected all the packages, by choosing "install" on "all"
in "Category" field.
Note: As stated in
"http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/index.html", this make a
huge installation. But, everything is there!
Hope it will help.
From a Cygwin user.
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