[ECOS] Re: Problem installing eCos on Windows 7 x64

John Dallaway john@dallaway.org.uk
Fri Mar 18 21:08:00 GMT 2011


Eigil Krogh Sørensen wrote:

> Hi John
> 
> Thank you for the reply!
> 
> Unfortunately "mkdir /tmp" didn't help. I still get the error.

Perhaps there is a directory permissions issue here.

Does the following command succeed at a bash prompt?

  cd /tmp

What is the output of the following command?

  ls -ld / /tmp

John Dallaway
eCos maintainer
http://www.dallaway.org.uk/john

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Dallaway [mailto:john@dallaway.org.uk] 
> Sent: 18. marts 2011 1:53
> To: Eigil Krogh Sørensen
> Cc: eCos Discussion
> Subject: Re: Problem installing eCos on Windows 7 x64
> 
> Hi Eigil
> 
> Eigil Krogh Sørensen wrote:
> 
>> When I from cygwin bash run
>>
>> sh ecos-install.tcl
>>
>> I get these messages:
>> "
>> eCos installer v2.0.1 starting...
>> Written and maintained by Jonathan Larmour <jifl@eCosCentric.com>
>>
>> Retrieving installer metadata information...
>>
>> *** ecos-install.tcl error: Failed to retrieve metadata:
>> couldn't change working directory to "/tmp": no such file or directory 
>> "
> 
> The message is from the tcl "cd" command. Try creating the missing /tmp
> directory using the following command at the Cygwin bash prompt:
> 
>   mkdir /tmp
> 
> I hope this helps.
> 
> John Dallaway
> eCos maintainer
> http://www.dallaway.org.uk/john


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