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cygwin stopped working
- From: Andreas Schiffler <aschiffler at ferzkopp dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2018 00:18:07 -0800
- Subject: cygwin stopped working
- Authentication-results: sourceware.org; auth=none
Terminal (bash) fails with:
Error: Could not fork child process: Resource temporarily unavailable (-1).
DLL rebasing may be required; see 'rebaseall / rebase --help'.
PC was rebooted and the cygwin was "refreshed".
Installer (version 2.884, 32bit) fails with:
0p_000_autorebase.dash exit code 127
0p_update-info-dir.dash exit code 127
000-cygwin-post-install.sh exit code 254
coreutils.sh exit code 254
bash.sh exit code 254
base-files-mketc.sh exit code 254
base-files-profile.sh exit code 254
ca-certificates.sh exit code 254
man-db.sh exit code 254
mintty.sh exit code 254
The shell C:\Cygwin\bin\bash.exe can be launched, but any command fails
to execute with:
1 [main] bash (6316) C:\Cygwin\bin\bash.exe: *** fatal error -
cygheap base mismatch detected - 0x3922410/0x3962410.
This problem is probably due to using incompatible versions of the
Search for cygwin1.dll using the Windows Start->Find/Search facility
and delete all but the most recent version. The most recent version
reside in x:\cygwin\bin, where 'x' is the drive on which you have
I do have another version of the cygwin dll file on the system (Plex
installation) but that never caused any issues in the past.
Thanks for any tips?
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