Problems with permissions after installation of Cygwin

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Fri Nov 26 08:32:00 GMT 2010

On 11/25/2010 12:39 PM, Mark Beyer wrote:
> There is no root account.  I cannot do a mkpasswd or mkgroup because I don't
> have permissions to build these files in /etc.
> The attached cygcheck.out file indicates AMD64 when I am running on an Intel
> I7-950 processor.   The /var/log/setup.log.full is full of "Cannot change
> ownership to uid 11002, gid 10512: Invalid argument" messages.
> cygcheck -s -v -r>  cygcheck.out

Run cygwin.bat with "Run as Administrator" and invoking cygcheck from

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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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