setup keeps ending with setup.exe generated errors and will be close By Windows

Bengt-Arne Fjellner bengt-arne.fjellner@ltu.se
Sat Sep 22 20:13:00 GMT 2007


Wes S wrote:
> I was upgrading my install on w2k when noticed that setup was stuck.
> So I canceled setup.  As the window closed, I saw that there was a
> dialog box behind the main setup.exe dialog box asking something.
> 
> So now my install is hosed.  Rebooting and rerunning setup keeps
> failing when we get to bash.  It doesn't help to deselect bash in the
> list of programs that will be updated.
> 
> I can fire up a cygwin session but as you can see files are missing.
> 
> bash: id: command not found
> bash: /usr/bin/tr: No such file or directory
> bash: /bin/test: No such file or directory
> bash: /bin/echo: No such file or directory
> bash: /bin/echo: No such file or directory
> bash: uname: command not found
> bash: id: command not found
> $
> 
> $ cygcheck -s -v -r > cygcheck.out
> 'id' program not found
> 'id' program not found
> $
> 
> Any ideas on what to do to recover?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Wes
Try clear out your downloaded files ( whereever you told setup to put
them). Then rerun setup from another mirror.

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Bengt-Arne Fjellner

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