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RE: Trouble running sshd as NT-Service
- From: "Harig, Mark A." <maharig at idirect dot net>
- To: "Scott Prive" <Scott dot Prive at storigen dot com>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 17:22:08 -0400
- Subject: RE: Trouble running sshd as NT-Service
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Prive [mailto:Scott.Prive@storigen.com]
> Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 5:12 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: RE: Trouble running sshd as NT-Service
> Hi Corinna,
> Your description fit my case perfectly, but following the
> exact steps you outlined did not cure the problem for me.
> (More details in a sec).
> This is the third system I've installed Cygwin + sshd on, at
> different dates. This is the first time I hit problems I
> couldn't resolve in the list, or described at
> This Win2K box is clean of any prior Cygwin installation.
> /var/log/sshd IS complaining about bad owner or mode on
> /var/empty/, but your steps did not fix it for me. `ls -l`
> shows all the files I did chmod on, to be owned as
> Administrator:None so I guess the chmod failed somehow.
> I did a fair amount of searching, but I'm not sure what
> caused this state or how to fix it.
> Thanks for any advice,
> Scott Prive
As Corinna Vinschen said:
$ chmod 700 /var/empty
$ chown -R SYSTEM.SYSTEM /var/empty
Is this not working?
What value to you have the environment variable CYGWIN set to?
Did you set CYGWIN in the Control Panel/System applet?
Are you running NTFS as the filesystem on the disk drive that
has Cygwin installed?
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