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RE: bash not functional on laptop with wireless (VPN) connection
- From: "Browning, Jeff" <jeff dot browning at netapp dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 13:34:13 -0500
- Subject: RE: bash not functional on laptop with wireless (VPN) connection
Yes, I am running the Cisco VPN client in addition to a wireless network
connection. So I just tested it with the wireless on, but the VPN off.
It works fine. Therefore, the problem is the VPN connection not the
My Cisco VPN client is version 4.0.2. My Cygwin was downloaded
yesterday, so it should be fairly up-to-date. My bash shell reports
My question, then, is how to use Cygwin, including the X server, in
conjunction with my VPN connection.
From: Igor Pechtchanski [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2005 11:47 AM
To: Browning, Jeff
Subject: Re: bash not functional on laptop with wireless
On Wed, 19 Jan 2005, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Jan 2005, Browning, Jeff wrote:
> > All:
> > I have installed Cygwin Xfree on my T40 laptop and yesterday when in
> > the office over a normal wired ethernet connection, it was working
> > Today, I am working from home over a wireless connection, and Cygwin
> > has become completely non-functional. The bash shell shows nothing,
> > basically it's just dead. Running the startxwin.bat file from a
> > normal DOS window shows the usual start message. The X icon appears,
> > but will display nothing. Eventually, the X icon vanishes,
> > apparently a silent crash.
> > Any clue what is going on here?
> The bash thing sounds like a general Cygwin problem, so you should
> take it to the main Cygwin list (redirecting and setting Reply-To:).
> Do you happen to run a VPN in addition to your wireless connection?
> Also, please review <http://cygwin.com/problems.html> to see how you
> can provide the relevant information about your system.
...and it bounced due to a keyword in the subject (presumably "XFree").
So I changed the subject.
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