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# Re: ash start-up issue

• From: Steven Collins <spc dot for dot nbc at gmail dot com>
• To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
• Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2010 06:11:33 -0600
• Subject: Re: ash start-up issue
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On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 12:34, Steven Collins <> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 12:27, Larry Hall (Cygwin) <> wrote:
>> On 7/30/2010 2:15 PM, Steven Collins wrote:
>>>
>>> If this is BLODA I'm just plain screwed because it is corporate driven
>>> and I have no control over it. ?This scenario is the biggest reason I
>>> hate seeing the BLODA response. It seems to me that it would be good
>>> to find ways to get Cygwin to work despite the presence of things that
>>> are considered BLODA. Many users are in a similar situation to my own
>>> where they are not the masters of what is on their computer. I take it
>>> from the BLODA response that neither of you sees any issue with the
>>> contents of the cygcheck file.
>>
>> I didn't see anything that caught my attention beyond the services, which
>> we covered. ?That doesn't mean there isn't something else of course. ;-)
>>
>> BLODA is indeed a pain. ?The fact that there is no transparent way to
>> deal with it makes it worse.
>>
>> Since you have 2 identically configured machines with one seeing the
>> problem and one not suggests that there's a way to "fool" the BLODA
>> in question. ?Understanding that would be helpful.
>>
>> --
>> Larry Hall ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?http://www.rfk.com
>> RFK Partners, Inc. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?(508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
>> 216 Dalton Rd. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?(508) 893-9889 - FAX
>> Holliston, MA 01746
>>
>> _____________________________________________________________________
>>
>> 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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>
> Since I don't see any other options open to me I'm in the process of
> doing a complete, clean, reinstall of Cygwin. I'll post the results of
> that installation when it is complete. Most likely that won't be until
> Monday or later.
>
> The one thing I have thought of since my last post is that I did at
> one point attempt to get cygports installed on this machine. That is
> something I've not done with the other. I ran into some sort of
> problem with that install and gave up on it. I already had cygwin
> installed when I tried to do the cygports install. I didn't start over
> locally first. I doubt this is the source of the issue, but it is a
> difference between this computer and all the others I have set up with
> cygwin at work.
>
> Thanks,
> Steven
>

Just got into the computer that I left re-installing Cygwin from
scratch. First thing I tried is starting ash.exe from a cmd prompt.
Works fine now. Anything more we can try at this point to figure out
the source of the problem? I still have the install that wasn't
working in C:\cygwin.old. It would be nice to end this conversation
with a conclusion and maybe even a better fix than re-installing for
the next person that sees this type of scenario.

I had sshd configured under the original install. Can anyone tell me
what files I need to grab from my cygwiin.old in order to get the same
configuration I was using. I could re-run the configuration script,
but then I believe all the computers that I connect to this one would
warn me about a known hosts mismatch. I'd prefer to avoid that if I
can.

Thanks,
Steven

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