Thu Jun 15 20:36:00 GMT 2000
I donÃÂt know if this is the right place to ask for support.
IÃÂm having trouble installing your Cygwin software. Can you tell me if IÃÂm
using ÃÂSetup.exeÃÂ correctly? I have layed out my procedure below.
I downloaded all the files from:
to the D:\ directory.
In my C:\ directory I created a folder called ÃÂcygnusÃÂ and in that a folder
I ran Setup.exe. At the prompt:
Root directory? [C:\]
If I just hit enter (without having put folders in in advance) it throws a
large number of loose files straight into the C:\ directory. It does not
create a cygnus folder.
When I type in:
Setup puts 4 folders in the ÃÂcygwin-b20ÃÂ folder. In the C:\ directory it
It puts a MS DOS shortcut called
ÃÂCygwin 1.1.0ÃÂ in my ÃÂStartÃÂ menu. When I click on it, it reboots the
computer in DOS and stops at a black screen which says:
ÃÂWindows 98 is now starting your MS DOS based program.
Warning: The lock command enables direct disc access by programs that can
corrupt file names or destroy disc data resulting in the loss of files on
Are you sure (Y/N)?ÃÂ
On answering ÃÂyÃÂ yes it returns ÃÂBad file commandÃÂ
ÃÂ and reboots to windows.
What have I done wrong?
Thanks for your time.
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