cygwin on Windows Server 2003 64 bit

Christopher Faylor
Tue Sep 9 17:24:00 GMT 2003

On Tue, Sep 09, 2003 at 06:51:27AM +0000, Dave Salton wrote:
>Has anyone successfully run cygwin on Windows Server 2003 64 bit? I have 
>installed cygwin 1.3.22-1 without a problem, but when I run the bash shell, 
>I get a fork error:
>C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe: *** fork: can't reserve memory for stack 0xF0000 - 
>000, Win32 error 0
>     6 [main] bash 3156 sync_with_child: child 3160(0x6A4) died before 
>zation with status code 0x1
>   367 [main] bash 3156 sync_with_child: *** child state waiting for 
>bash: fork: Resource temporarily unavailable
>I have tried *all* of the compatibility options for bash.exe (ie. XP, down 
>to 95), but this has not prevented the error. I am running under the 
>server's Administrator id, so security should not be an issue.
>The machine is an Intel Itanium server: four processor (64 bit), 4 gb 
>Any assistance would be appreciated.

I would be astonished if it worked.  However, if you want to send me
a 64 bit system with Windows Server 2003 64 bit installed, I'll see
what I can do.

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