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One more bit of info: We've tried both ntserver and sspi protocols. Doesn't make a difference. "Terris Linenbach" <noreply at nowhere.nwh> wrote in message news:ap4htl$sn6$1 at sisko.nodomain.org... > The same thing happens to me regularly. The CPU gets pegged to 100% when > updating a folder that contains sub-folders. Which specific file it decides > to hang on is random (i.e., the last file output in the WinCVS window). > There are no dangling locks prior to the update and only one client is using > the server. Disk has gigabytes of free space, more than the raw CVS files > occupy. I'm using hardware RAID (basic two-drive mirroring). > > The cvs.exe process never completes and has to be killed using kill.exe. > > I have tried using WinCVS and Tortoise as clients without compression. > > I'm using 57j on the server. > > "Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nodomain.org> wrote in message > news:pan.2002.10.22.19.39.33.278334 at nodomain.org... > > On Tue, 22 Oct 2002 13:28:44 +0200, Anders Truelsen wrote: > > > > > > > Updates on the other hand really pull the teeth out. > > > - A single update of a large workspace pushes the CPU to 100% for up to > > > 30 seconds. > > > Why is that? - I never observed that behavior on the old machine. > > > > Update is a two-step operation. In the simplest case the names & > > datestamps of the files in each client directory are sent and the server > > then decides what (if anything) to send to a client. If the client thinks > > something has changed on its side it sends the suspect file for > > diff/collision detection, which is stored temporarily on the server. > > > > This can use up a fair bit of temporary drive space in the worst case > > (such as all files appearing modified). > > > > It shouldn't affect CPU much though. I'd check that your IDE interface > > has DMA enabled - if it's on PIO it'll be using up all the CPU accessing > > the disk. > > > > Tony > > > >