bash not functional on laptop with wireless (VPN) Connection

Browning, Jeff
Wed Jan 19 19:53:00 GMT 2005


Per the instructions on the web page referred to by Igor, below, my
cygcheck.out file is attached.


-----Original Message-----
From: Igor Pechtchanski [] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2005 11:47 AM
To: Browning, Jeff
Subject: Re: bash not functional on laptop with wireless

On Wed, 19 Jan 2005, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

> On Wed, 19 Jan 2005, Browning, Jeff wrote:
> > All:
> >
> > I have installed Cygwin Xfree on my T40 laptop and yesterday when in

> > the office over a normal wired ethernet connection, it was working
> >
> > Today, I am working from home over a wireless connection, and Cygwin

> > has become completely non-functional. The bash shell shows nothing, 
> > basically it's just dead. Running the startxwin.bat file from a 
> > normal DOS window shows the usual start message. The X icon appears,

> > but will display nothing. Eventually, the X icon vanishes, 
> > apparently a silent crash.
> >
> > Any clue what is going on here?
> The bash thing sounds like a general Cygwin problem, so you should 
> take it to the main Cygwin list (redirecting and setting Reply-To:).  
> Do you happen to run a VPN in addition to your wireless connection?
> Also, please review <> to see how you 
> can provide the relevant information about your system.

...and it bounced due to a keyword in the subject (presumably "XFree").
So I changed the subject.
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