WIN2K service pack 2 kills BASH

Tim Prince
Sun Jun 10 08:14:00 GMT 2001

cygwin hasn't had any difficulties with SP2 on my boxes, not even on
this ancient one from the W95 days.  I've noticed some drivers are not
supported in SP2; you can always back it off if you haven't trashed the
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jakob Heinemann" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2001 3:44 AM
Subject: WIN2K service pack 2 kills BASH

> Hello
> I've been running cygwin b20 for ages and basically, what I want from
> 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
> installed 1.3.2 release, but the SAME THING happens, starting the bash
> just beeps.
> I get the prompt
> bash-2.05$
> pushing  the keyboar just produces beeps and then I have to kill the
> window.
> Does anybody have a solution to this? (Besides no-use-complaining to
> Microsoft)
> Thanks
> /Jakob

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