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Re: A list of help needed
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Subject: Re: A list of help needed
- From: Corinna Vinschen <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 13:16:12 +0200
- References: <F81RfcjcMzfoV1qdiix0000048f@hotmail.com>
On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 10:40:26PM -0800, Curious Mind wrote:
> I went into the inetutils-1.3.2 folder and went to run a make (thinking this
> would be the best place to start). The make file went thru completely. Then
> I proceeded to run a Make Install. It went thru fine. Now I wasnt quite sure
Why didn't you use the precompiled binaries?
> where to go from there to start the telnet daemon so I read the
> inetutils-1.3.2.README. Inside that file it tells me to do 'net start inetd'
No, it didn't tell you that. It tells:
Under W9X inetd can be started from a shell prompt or from the
Under NT/W2K inetd must be started from service manager. It
> installed. As far as im aware I do have these installed :). So any pointers
> on how to get this up and going would be greatly appreciated.
And you didn't mention that you have called `iu-config' which
creates the important files in /etc for you.
> 3) When I type 'who' i get the response 'who: /var/run/utmp
> '. Is this supose to be that way? If not how can I correct this?
That's ok. It's empty since you didn't login to the system.
Using Cygwin from the console window doesn't leave footprints
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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