Cygwin 1.7.0-48, Vista Business SP1 and Openssh

Christopher Faylor
Mon May 18 04:46:00 GMT 2009

On Sun, May 17, 2009 at 09:39:58PM -0700, Karl M wrote:
>> From: Karl
>> Subject: Cygwin 1.7.0-48, Vista Business SP1 and Openssh
>> Date: Sun, 17 May 2009 21:16:36 -0700
>>I just did a clean install of 1.7.0-48 on a Vista box today with the
>>latest setup-1.7.
>>The process went smoothly :-)
>>But I noticed one strange thing.
>>If I ssh into the box as myself (administrator account), all is well.
>>If I ssh into the box as another account (non-administrator), the mount
>>table only has / and /cygdrive.  What I mean by this is, if I type
>>mount, I do not get /usr/bin and /usr/lib listed.
>>Now if I log in interactively to the box as the other user, and launch
>>a Cygwin bash shell, the problem goes away on subsequent ssh's to the
>>box by that user.
>>If I then stop all Cygwin processes and then restart the ssd service,
>>the problem reappears.
>>Making the other account an administrator appeared to make no
>If I add back the fstab entries for /usr/lib and /usr/bin, all is well.

What does this mean?  Did you send the fstab file from the failing case?

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