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Unable to start bash fatal error
- From: Diederik Faber <diederik dot faber at chess dot nl>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2012 10:48:56 +0100
- Subject: Unable to start bash fatal error
My cygwin installation was running quite happily, until I updated this
morning (march 8). After installation bash (now version 4.1.10-4) won't
When starting it from a DOS box, it gives this output:
0 [main] bash 8168 D:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe: *** fatal error - add_item ("\??\D:\cygwin", "/", ...) failed, errno 1
Frame Function Args
00228908 6102FA3B (00228908, 00000000, 00000000, 7C9101DB)
00228BF8 6102FA3B (6119BD20, 00008000, 00000000, 6119DB4F)
00229C28 61005F7C (611D7EA0, 00229C54, 00000000, 60FE000C)
00229C48 61005FB8 (611D7EA0, 0022BC70, 00000001, 0003000A)
0022CC88 6108FAE4 (60FE000C, 20000347, 0022CD58, 61081840)
0022CCB8 610D169F (48C98787, 01CCFD0F, 004657E0, 61272974)
1180 [main] bash 8168 exception::handle: Exception: STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION
My cygwin installation resides in D:\cygwin, but the add_item parameter
"\??\D:\cygwin" looks a bit suspicious.
I've located its value in the registry under
If I manually change the value to "D:\cygwin" and then start bash, it
still gives the same problem. Better yet, the \??\ has returned into the
registry key. Is this intended behavior?
Similar output is also generated when running cygcheck, so I couldn't
attach its output.
Does anybody have a similar problem or maybe an idea on how to fix this?
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