[cvsnt] Lockserver problem (cvslockd)

MusiMeli abc at chartFX.com
Tue Nov 6 15:33:54 GMT 2007

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Hello Tony!

Thanks a lot!!!
Although NewServer is the one that runs CVSNT and the lockserver, this 
"superfluous" entry was the problem!

Best regards, Melanie

"Tony Hoyle" <tony.hoyle at march-hare.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag 
news:fgpt8a$20n$1 at paris.nodomain.org...
> MusiMeli wrote:
>> # LockServer    Default lock server location.  Can be overridden by
>> #     LockServer directive in individual repositories.
>> LockServer=NewServer:2402
> Comment this out. It is almost never required to have the lockserver on a 
> separate server to the main cvsnt server.
>> Then I found an "outstanding bug" for Debian: "cvsnt: cvslockd crashes at 
>> startup":
> From the comments they had an invalid network configuration (their 
> hostname->ip address lookup returned, so it was impossible for 
> software to find out the IP address of the machine).  2382 used to detect 
> this and display the error but still fall over later.. that was fixed a 
> while back.
> > cvs init: connect to NewServer(NewServer):2402 failed: Connection 
> > refused
> Probably 'NewServer' isn't running a lockserver.  As mentioned before, 
> don't try to put lockserver on a different machine like that unless you 
> have an already working server to start with - there are too many things 
> that need configuring first - eg. lockserver itself won't listen on public 
> IPs by default.   Multi-machine servers although possible (with a SAN) 
> aren't something that is very common.
> cvs.cvsnt.org runs on a 64bit debian box btw. so that configuration 
> probably has more testing than most.
> Tony 

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