[cvsnt] Re: cvsservice.exe takes 30+ minutes to start and stop

Matt Magurany honkywater at fastmail.fm
Wed Jul 28 18:43:45 BST 2004

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DHCP doesn't appear to be doing anything weird. Well, other than 
interfering with cvsnt.

It's no big deal, really. We've got it figured out. We took it off 
Windows 2003 server and installing in on Win 2K Pro, so hopefully we 
won't run into the same problem.

Thanks for your help though!


Tony Hoyle wrote:

> Matt Magurany wrote:
>> Tony,
>> Weirdest thing... The winsockxpfix didn't work and I tried restarting 
>> with the service set to manual start, and it still did  the same thing.
>> So, I went on the assumption that another service was interfering and 
>> stopped each service one by one until cvsservice.exe startup up normally.
>> Well, brute force worked and I found that if I stop DHCP client 
>> service, turn on the CVS services, everything works just fine.
> Is your DHCP server misbehaving?  DHCP shouldn't take more than a second 
> to start up.
>> Any idea why it does this? Should I submit a bug?
> There isn't much I can do about it... it sounds like a DHCP error (which 
> would make sense as it would lock out the networking until it was 
> complete).
> Tony

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