Drive with cygwin moved from "E:" to "D:", how to fix?
David M. Karr
Fri Jan 5 14:04:00 GMT 2001
>>>>> "Larry" == Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) <email@example.com> writes:
Larry> At 04:38 PM 1/5/2001, David M. Karr wrote:
>> >>>>> "DJ" == DJ Delorie <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> >> causes some odd symptoms, although many things still work. What is
>> >> the easiest way to reset Cygwin to know it's installed on drive "D:"?
DJ> Just remount all the E: mounts to be D:, either with umount/mount or
DJ> with mount -f
>> Ok, after fiddling with this for a while, I finally got his new mount
>> table to look the same, except the "e:"s changed to "d:". That looks
>> I see two odd symptoms on this new PC, however, which are probably
>> related. On my PC, when I do "ls /usr", it gives me a valid listing
>> of what's in "d:/cygwin/usr". On his PC, when I do "ls /usr", it says
>> "No such file or directory". When I list "/usr/bin" on my PC, it also
>> lists fine. When I list "/usr/bin" on his PC, it mostly is fine,
>> except it says "ls: ..: No such file or directory". What could be the
>> cause of this?
Larry> Hard to tell. Permissions? cygcheck -s -r -v might help...
Ah. I figured it out. You probably would have seen it if I had
included the new mount table, which wasn't EXACTLY correct. The mount
for "/" should have been "d:\cygwin", but I had it as "d:\". Once I
redid that mount, I got "/usr" back.
David M. Karr ; w:(425)487-8312 ; TCSI & Best Consulting
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