1.7.15: periodically losing network interfaces under Win7 x64

Cliff Hones cliff@hones.org.uk
Thu Jul 5 00:24:00 GMT 2012

On 04/07/2012 22:30, Ed wrote:
> Under normal circumstances, I have 9 network interfaces (between VPN,
> wireless, etc).  These show up when I first start a bash shell with
> "ipconfig /all".  However, periodically cygwin seems to be losing
> access to all network interfaces.  When this happens, I only see the
> basic "Windows IP Configuration" header with my hostname & DNS
> information.
> I've tried starting the bash session as administrator with the same
> result.  Not even sure how to debug this one.  Any help is
> appreciated.

What reasons do you have for thinking this is a Cygwin problem?  Network
connections are managed by Windows, not Cygwin, and ipconfig is a
MS Windows application.  [You will see the same running it under
the MS command shell.]

-- Cliff

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