Installing Cygwin on Server 2012 R2 failing

Sam Townsend
Thu Aug 28 17:35:00 GMT 2014

Hello Andrey,

Thanks for your rather quick response.

> man-db failures on a new install are a known issue.
> There was some discoveries that might help the situation, once relevant
> packages are reuploaded, but for now, you can try manually running update
> command with -dc switch.

What is the update command to which you are referring? 

> What to

> > Creating /etc/fstab.d directory failed.
> > Please fix that manually.

> are you running setup as admin?

Yes, I am running it as administrator. I really don't understand why it would be unable to create that directory.


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