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Re: fork: child -1 - died waiting for longjmp before initialization

On Aug  4 15:05, Freidin, Alex (Alex) wrote:
> Hi,
> Hope this helps someone and please update the BLODA list. I got an
> error message: "fork: child -1 - died waiting for longjmp before
> initialization" when running Cygwin GCC 3.4.4 from Eclipse on a new
> Dell Latitude E6420 and E6520 laptops with Windows 7 64-bit.
> Installing the latest Cygwin 1.7 did not help. Uninstalling the
> software listed in
> also did not
> prove useful. After search and trial, I found that it's caused by
> NVIDIA graphics driver for NVS 4200M laptop graphics card. The laptops
> had version of the driver installed and after upgrading
> the driver to the latest from NVIDIA website (ver the
> problem was resolved. 

This is weird!  Cygwin's not doing anything at the GUI frontier, so
how can a graphic adapter drive influence Cygwin?!?


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