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Re: ipc-daemon2.exe fails

On Tue, 4 Jan 2005 05:57:26 -0500, Zachary Uram <> wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 17:59:17 +0100, Corinna Vinschen
> <> wrote:
> > On Dec 29 22:50, Zachary Uram wrote:
> > > Hello I am running the latest Cygwin with cygipc-2.03-2.tar package
> > > and when I run
> > > /usr/bin/ipc-daemon2.exe it immediately exits, no error message is printed,
> > > i have a /tmp directory and when i run ipcs it says: Bad system call
> > >
> > > When I do ps it also shows that no ipc-daemon2.exe is working.
> > >
> > > I need this to run a server which uses shared memory (I didn't write
> > > the server just using binaries) and my friend has it running fine on
> > > his XP machine! I am running Windows 98 SE.
> > >
> > > Is there some special arguments I must give ipc-daemon2 or has this
> > > been deprecated and if so which package should I use? I can't find any
> > > man page for ipc-daemon2 or cygipc
> >
> > ipc-deamon2 has been deprecated.  Use cygserver instead.  It's part of the
> > Cygwin base package and installed into /usr/sbin.  Documentation is in
> > /usr/share/doc/Cygwin/cygserver.README.
> Ok I followed directions in README and cygserver process runs
> yet when I run the server it complains about shmget not being found !

PS: I am referring to my server application giving that error, not cygserver.
Could someone please tell me the steps to follow to get cygserver
running in Windows98SE and I will see if this is what I did and if it
solves problem.


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