installation problem

Tim Prince tprince@computer.org
Sat Jun 16 23:20:00 GMT 2001


If you don't care to think about the details of setting up and running
cygwin, blow away your b-20 and the /etc/setup folder of your failed
installation, and let the latest setup.exe do its thing.
----- Original Message -----
From: <MartDowd@aol.com>
To: <cygwin@cygwin.com>
Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2001 8:56 PM
Subject: installation problem


> Sirs:
>
> I am having problems installing cygwin.  I chose to download the
tar.gz files
> into a local directory (basically the latest versions of the packages
of a
> minimal development system).  When I ran setup, it said there was
nothing to
> install.  Setup did create C:\CYGWIN and its subdirectories, and
updated the
> registry.  I extracted the files using my old cygwin-b20.
>
> I set PATH in AUTOEXEC.BAT, to include C:\CYGWIN\USR\BIN and
> C:\CYGWIN\BIN.
>
> If I type "CYGWIN" in "C:\cygwin" , I get messages
> BASH: ld: command not found
> BASH: mkdir: command not found
> BASH: cd: /home/: No such file or directory
> Then there is a colored message
> MARTIN@ULR9I /usr/bin
> then  white
> $
> If I now type "ls", I get
> BASH: ls: command not found
> Exiting, the DOS console directory is now "C:\cygwin\bin".
>
> If I type "bash" in "C:\cygnus\bin" (or anywhere), I get a white
prompt
> BASH-2.05$
> Typing "ls" yields the same result, command not found.
>
> Typing "cygcheck -s" in a DOS terminal window yields the results at
the end of
> the message.  The output from "mount" is also below.
>
> Can you tell me what to do about this?  Bash seems not to be finding
> the executables in "C:\cygwin\usr\bin"; but the dll seems to be
visible.
>
>
> -----------cygcheck -s output
> Cygnus Win95/NT Configuration Diagnostics
> Current System Time: Sat Jun 16 20:33:35 2001
>
> Win9X Ver 4.10 build 67766222
>
> Path:   /cygdrive/c/WINDOWS
>     /cygdrive/c/WINDOWS
>     /cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/COMMAND
>     /cygdrive/d/MSDEV/BIN
>     /usr/bin
>     /USR/BIN
>     /cygdrive/d/LOCAL/BIN
>     /cygdrive/d/FEM/BIN
>
> SysDir: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM
> WinDir: C:\WINDOWS
>
>
> Use `-r' to scan registry
>
> a:  fd           N/A    N/A
> c:  hd  FAT32   1945Mb  62% CP    UN
> d:  hd  FAT32   5149Mb  18% CP    UN
> e:  cd           N/A    N/A
>
> C:\cygwin\bin  /usr/bin  system  binmode
> C:\cygwin\lib  /usr/lib  system  binmode
> C:\cygwin  /        system  binmode
> c:    /cygdrive/c  user    binmode,noumount
> d:    /cygdrive/d  user    binmode,noumount
>
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe
> Not Found: cat
> Not Found: cpp (good!)
> Found: c:\WINDOWS\COMMAND\find.exe
> Found: C:\cygwin\bin\find.exe
> Not Found: gcc
> Not Found: gdb
> Not Found: ld
> Not Found: ls
> Not Found: make
> Not Found: sh
>
> Use -h to see help about each section



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