Request for help debugging screen problem

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Feb 5 16:32:00 GMT 2010


On Feb  5 11:24, Charles Wilson wrote:
> On Fri, 05 Feb 2010 16:04 +0000, "Shaddy Baddah" wrote:
> > On 5/02/2010 4:02 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > On Feb  5 15:47, Shaddy Baddah wrote:
> > >> As I expected, it has not made a difference (I commented out the
> > >> cygserver conditional, and left the block) . I expected this as I
> > >> originally had exactly the same symptoms with cygserver running, and
> > >> sans cygserver.
> > >
> > > Is cygserver running as service under the SYSTEM account?
> > 
> > Yes it is. It was also setup using cygserver-config.
> 
> Err, on NT/XP/2K/Vista, shouldn't cygserver be running in a special
> privileged cyg_server account, and not under LocalSystem aka SYSTEM?

No, the special account is only required for the user context switch
without passwd, method 1.  Cygserver doesn't need this since it never
has to create a user token.


Corinna

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