Cygwin 1.3.2 installation hangs on mingw-20010424-1.tar.gz

David Starks-Browning starksb@ebi.ac.uk
Tue Jun 19 02:51:00 GMT 2001


On Monday 18 Jun 01, Guy T. Moore Jr. writes:
> I've downloaded Cygwin 1.3.2 from 2 different sites onto
> 2 different WinNT 4.0 machines and have done an install.
> 
> The installation hangs while untarring mingw-20010424-1.tar.gz.
> 
> Even if I unistall "mingw", then install just that one component the 
> machine hangs:
> 
> Specifically the process, "Mcshield.exe", runs at 99% CPU and rebooting
> the machine is close to impossible. A hard reset is necessary.

Read the FAQ section about using setup.  You should find the answer there.

David


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