WIN2K service pack 2 kills BASH

Jakob Heinemann
Sun Jun 10 02:39:00 GMT 2001


I've been running cygwin b20 for ages and basically, what I want from it
is its bash shell and the gnu readline command interface. Yesterday I
installed the Service pack 2 for win2k on my machine, and suddenly the
bash.exe is nolonger able to take keyboard input.

So I thought, I'll need to upgrade to latest Cygwin, and downloaded and
installed 1.3.2 release, but the SAME THING happens, starting the bash
just beeps.
I get the prompt
pushing  the keyboar just produces beeps and then I have to kill the

Does anybody have a solution to this? (Besides no-use-complaining to


Please reply to me.

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