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

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Fri Oct 27 06:51:57 BST 2006

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On Thu, 26 Oct 2006 19:53:17 -0300, Gerhard Fiedler
<lists at connectionbrazil.com> wrote:

>Bo Berglund wrote:
>> However, there is still the problem of cvs status (and possibly some
>> other commands). It is bugging the hell out of me.
>> ALL commands we are having problems with from client workstations work
>> flawlessly when executed in a command window on the server itself!
>I don't know how your VMware setup is, but do you have a host OS on the
>machine where the cvsnt VM runs? If so, you could try running the commands
>from that system.

It is VMWare Infrastructure 3 at the bottom so the base OS is some
kind of variation of Linux and I don't believe anyone can actualy
access that as a proper workstation...

>Another thing may be to compare the network traffic of the command that
>works with the command that hangs. 
How does one compare network traffic? I have no idea about that...
In fact I have often wanted to be able to "see" what my own PC at home
is doing towards the network when it seems to be slowing down for
unknown reasons...


(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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