Installed, Admin can run, other account can't...

Jason Tishler
Fri Sep 26 12:01:00 GMT 2003


On Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 05:40:22PM -0400, Marco Mason wrote:
> I've installed cygwin on a new box.  After I set it up, I could run it
> as administrator.  However, when I logged into a test account, I can't
> successfully start it.
> Trying to run it under the test account in a DOS shell:
> D:\cygwin\bin>bash --login -i
> D:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe: *** CreateFileMapping, Win32 error 5.
> Terminating.

See the attached.  It is likely the above is the same problem.  If so,
then Pierre Humblet has a patch to correct this problem.

> Does anyone have an idea of what I should try?

What is you gid?

    $ id -g

If it is not 544, then edit your /etc/passwd so that it is.


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