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Re: [PORTS] NT Port install - mount problem

From: "Alexei Zakharov" <A(dot)S(dot)Zakharov(at)inp(dot)nsk(dot)su>
To: <pgsql-ports(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PORTS] NT Port install - mount problem
Date: 1999-12-27 10:06:42
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Lists: pgsql-ports
----- Original Message ----- 
From: Richard <blackw(at)sfu(dot)ca>
To: <pgsql-ports(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Sent: Saturday, December 25, 1999 12:04 AM
Subject: [PORTS] NT Port install - mount problem

> Needing to keep a Postgres database alive while I upgrade my RH Linux
> server, I decided to try installing the NT port and running the database
> there while ugrades were underway.  I am using Kevin Lo's instructions
> ( for the
> installation.  After installing FULL.EXE (Cygwin), instruction step 3
> under "Install the Cygwin package" reads:
>    3. Run Cygwin, and then run "mount c:/Unix/Root /"
> When I do this, I get back the error message:
>    mount failed: Device or resource busy

Try this:

umount /
c:\unix/root/cygnus/cygwin-b20/H-i586-cygwin32/bin/mount -f c:\Unix\Root /

> I am running NT Server 4.0 SP5 with administrative privileges.  Nothing
> else other than the bash shell is running.
> Any ideas as to what might be causing this error?  Could it be because
> the NT paging file is open in C:\?
> Any pointers would be appreciated.  Thanks in advance.  (I wish I had
> another box to put Linux on :(
> Cheers,
> Richard Blackwell
> Programmer/Analyst
> Dept. of Psychology, Simon Fraser University
> Burnaby, BC Canada
> ************


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