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On Fri, 7 Sep 2007 20:23:02 +0530, "Rajesh Deshpande" <radhx at rediffmail.com> wrote: >My setup is as follows: > >I have installed CVSNT and WinCVS on my laptop (WinXP Pro SP2) which has >network adapter IP 192.168.0.2 and primary DNS as 192.168.0.1 which is a >desktop machine (Win98 SE) having internet access. I am using Internet >Connection Sharing on laptop to connect to internet via desktop machine. > >Only when the laptop is connected to network, CVSNT works without hanging >(even with both Firewall and Antivirus services active). If I disconnect >from the network, CVSNT hangs. > >How can I solve this problem? Can't I use CVSNT on laptop when it is not >connected to network (which it is most of the time)? > When you have an XP machine and you do not connect your network cable, then Windows brings down the TCP/IP networking completely! CVS is a service that uses TCP/IP so it cannot run in that situation. In such cases if you install the Microsoft Loopback adapter Windows will keep TCP/IP running and you can run even when the cable is not connected. HTH /Bo (Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)