Setup.exe 2.573.2.2 unable to retrieve mirror list and setup.ini/setup.bz2

Greg Chicares gchicares@sbcglobal.net
Tue Feb 5 14:49:00 GMT 2008


On 2008-02-05 14:16Z, Marek.Jawurek wrote:
[reformatted]
> On 2008-02-05 13:58Z, Igor Peshansky wrote:
>> 
>> Can you retrieve the contents of the above URL using your browser (IE, in
>> particular)?  If not, first get that to work, and then try setup again.
>> If you can, then there may be a problem with setup, since I see that
>> you're using IE5 settings to connect.  Another option is to try "Direct
>> connection".
>
> I can open the mirror list with IE. I tried both, using the IE settings and
> providing it with the proxy information myself in setup.exe.

Does the proxy require password authentication?

Is it possible that the firewall is specifically blocking setup.exe
as in this
  http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2004-03/msg01458.html
message?

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