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Re: cygwin stopped working




On 11.02.18,17:16, Andreas Schiffler wrote:
> Thanks for the tip, but that didn't seem to have helped.
> 
> The registry setting CYGWIN_NOWINPATH=1 did not seem to affect the
> environment as seen in bash.
> 
> The variable seems to be set:
> 
> bash-4.4$ set
> ...snip...
> COMSPEC='C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe'
> CYGWIN_NOWINPATH=1
> ...snip
> 
> but the path variable contains still all the common system locations:
> 
> bash-4.4$ echo $PATH
> /cygdrive/c/ProgramData/Oracle/Java/javapath:/cygdrive/c/Program Files
> (x86)/iis express/PHP/v5.3:/cygdrive/c/Program Files/Common Files/Mic
> rosoft Shared/Windows Live:/cygdrive/c/Program Files (x86)/Common
> Files/Microsoft Shared/Windows Live:/cygdrive/c/Program Files (x86)/Intel/
> iCLS Client:/cygdrive/c/Program Files/Intel/iCLS
> Client:/cygdrive/c/Windows/system32:/cygdrive/c/Windows:...snip...
> 
> Manually overriding the PATH variable in bash did not help (presumably
> because the offending DLL is already loaded):
> 
> bash-4.4$ export PATH=/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin
> bash-4.4$ echo $PATH
> /usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin
> bash-4.4$
> bash-4.4$
> bash-4.4$ ls
>       0 [main] bash (11276) C:\Cygwin\bin\bash.exe: *** fatal error -
> cygheap base mismatch detected - 0x3C52410/0x36F2410.
> This problem is probably due to using incompatible versions of the cygwin
> DLL.
> Search for cygwin1.dll using the Windows Start->Find/Search facility
> and delete all but the most recent version.  The most recent version
> *should*
> reside in x:\cygwin\bin, where 'x' is the drive on which you have
> installed the cygwin distribution.  Rebooting is also suggested if you
> are unable to find another cygwin DLL.
> 
> 
> On 2/11/2018 2:42 AM, Doug Henderson wrote:
> > On 11 February 2018 at 01:18, Andreas Schiffler  wrote:
> > > Terminal (bash) fails with:
> > > 
> > > Error: Could not fork child process: Resource temporarily unavailable (-1).
> > > DLL rebasing may be required; see 'rebaseall / rebase --help'.
> > > 
> > {snip}
> > > bash-4.4$ ls
> > >        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 cygwin
> > > DLL.
> > {snip}
> > > I do have another version of the cygwin dll file on the system (Plex
> > > installation) but that never caused any issues in the past.
> > {snip}
> > 

Run setup.exe for Cugwin once again and let it rebase. Then reboot and 
see if that works. 

Jostein



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