Cygwin 1.7.0-48, Vista Business SP1 and Openssh
Mon May 18 04:53:00 GMT 2009
> Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 00:45:54 -0400
> From: cgf
> Subject: Re: Cygwin 1.7.0-48, Vista Business SP1 and Openssh
> 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
>>>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?
The first line of the fstab is used for the failing case, adding the second and third lines suppresses the problem.
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