[cvsnt] Strange behaviour of cvs status on a VMWare server...

David Somers dsomers at omz13.com
Tue Oct 24 13:17:06 BST 2006

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Bo Berglund wrote:

> More tests done from client PC:
> cvs status -q file1         WORKS
> cvs status -q file1 file2   WORKS
> cvs status -v file1         WORKS
> cvs status file1            WORKS
> but
> cvs status -v file1 file2   HANGS
> cvs status file1 file2      HANGS
> and
> cvs -ttt status <whatever>  HANGS
> All of the above work when executed in a command window on the server
> itself.
> We have rebooted the server but it changes nothing.
> Server is build 2151, client is build 2382

Its not some kind of networking problem is it... when the ghosted your
machine into vmware, did update all the network drivers to the VMware ones?
Was Microsoft Update run and some hotfixes applied (which could have
screwed your system)?

David Somers

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