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Re: /etc/inetd.conf: No such file or directory
- From: Mikhail Teterin <mi at corbulon dot video-collage dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 21:25:34 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: /etc/inetd.conf: No such file or directory
> Yes, it does. The trouble is that these are *user* mounts. This means
> that another user will not see these mounts.
You are right! But why did it happen? I just did a complete reinstall of
Cygwin... Is it because it was previously installed by a non-admin user
and some registry setting were left, which prevented the new install from
setting them? Thank you. Yours,
> > Why is the inetd.conf not found,
> > even though both -- the cmd's ``dir'' and CygWin's ls confirm its presense:
> > C:\>dir C:\cygwin\etc\inetd.conf
> > Volume in drive C has no label.
> > Volume Serial Number is 07D1-0517
> > Directory of C:\cygwin\etc
> > 12/16/2002 02:01p 1,973 inetd.conf
> > 1 File(s) 1,973 bytes
> > 0 Dir(s) 23,927,029,760 bytes free
> > mteterin@doofus:~ (439) ls -l /etc/inetd.conf
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 mteterin unknown 1973 Dec 16 14:01 /etc/inetd.conf
> > ? Thank you,
> > -mi
> The user "mteterin" does see the file in /etc, since for the user
> "mteterin" the mount table points "/" to "c:\cygwin". However, the inetd
> daemon (and other services, actually) run as the "SYSTEM" user, which will
> not see *user* mounts, so doesn't know where to find "/".
> The solution is to remount all your directories as system mounts, by
> running something like:
> $ eval `mount -m | sed -e 's/-u/-s/' -e 's/$/;/g'`
> This should fix your problem. Try starting the service again.
> If this doesn't work, you may have somehow acquired user mounts for the
> user SYSTEM. The following works on Win2k, but I haven't verified it on
> any other system:
> To check for user mounts, get a SYSTEM shell (by typing
> $ at `date -d 'next min' +%T` /interactive 'c:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe'
> in bash and waiting at most 1 minute), and run "mount" from there to make
> sure you only have system mounts. If you see user mounts from that shell,
> run "umount -u 'mount_point'" for each user mount_point.
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