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Re: cygserver service won't start
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2004 10:08:29 +0200
- Subject: Re: cygserver service won't start
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Sep 8 22:37, Alder wrote:
> as a service. This step seemed successful as the Windows Event Viewer
> lists it as 'CYGWIN cygserver' and describes it as 'Cygwin shared memory
> manager'. This description, however, is suspiciously like the one I
The cygserver-config script does not add this description. So it's from
an old service entry.
> The Windows Event Viewer console Application Log reports that cygserver
> starts and is awaiting requests, but a split second later the Service
> Control Manager reports in the System Log that cygserver terminates
> unexpectedly. The /var/log/cygserver.log file is empty, so I'm clueless
> as to what might have caused this problem. I can only guess that file
> permissions are not what they should be.
What does `ls -l /usr/sbin/cygserver.exe' look like?
Did you try to run cygserver from the command line?
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