Cygnus 1.1.2 setup hangs for me under Windows NT 4.0
Sat Jun 10 13:46:00 GMT 2000
On Friday 9 Jun 00, Chris Faylor writes:
> On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 01:15:22PM -0700, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >--- "Fowler, Paul B." <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> I checked the archives and mailing lists, and I see no reference to
> >> this problem.
> >> I am a newbie...
> >> I just tried installing the software for the first time. The setup
> >> hung when installing cygwin 1.1.2.tar.gz....
> >> I tried downloading the software from another site, and it also
> >> hung. It just eats up my processor and appears to do nothing...
> >> Is there some place I can turn to for help?
> >Disable the virus scanner.
> This is probably FAQ fodder but do you think that anyone would read the FAQ
> at this stage of using Cygwin?
> I mean, if the setup hangs would the first inclination be to look for a FAQ?
> I suppose that we could actually put this in the opening setup instructions,
I agree it's FAQ fodder, and I'll add it. (Could the original poster
confirm whether this was the problem?)
The latest/README file could also have this information, and possibly
a pointer to the "Installation Instructions" in the FAQ, now that this
part of the FAQ is current.
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