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Re: /etc/inetd.conf: No such file or directory
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- To: Mikhail Teterin <mi at corbulon dot video-collage dot com>,cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 22:05:54 -0500
- Subject: Re: /etc/inetd.conf: No such file or directory
- References: <Pine.GSO.email@example.com>
It happened because you chose to install for "Just Me" instead of "All Users".
Now you know what that means. "Just Me" is really not a good option in
general. It should only be used by those that don't have permission to
write into the HKLM registry subtree.
At 09:25 PM 12/18/2002, Mikhail Teterin wrote:
> > 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.
> > Igor
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