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

Brian Post bpost at 80-20.com
Wed Nov 8 20:10:52 GMT 2006

I am very glad my suggestion worked for you Bo!

Cheers. Brian

"Bo Berglund" <bo.berglund at telia.com> wrote in message 
news:h9t1l2174i202q0r7qrjuoqf1qlmfs4m3k at 4ax.com...
> On Mon, 23 Oct 2006 19:10:59 +0200, Bo Berglund
> <bo.berglund at telia.com> wrote:
>>Is this behaviour caused by some incompatibility between CVSNT and
>>VWWare Virtual Server virtual machines? It sure seems so since the
>>hardware server did not have this problem that we know of.
>>Has anyone else seen any problems with such a configuration?
> To close this thread I can report the following:
> We bit the bullet and the IT department gave me a brand new virtual
> machine installed with Windows 2003.
> On this I installed all of the components I have been using before but
> this time I did it from the ground up and configured everything to be
> the same as the old server.
> I used CVSNT 2382 installed using the MSI installer from the CVSNT
> Wiki.
> End result:
> The server runs just fine! :-)
> No more networking problems and lost packets and the CVSMailer emails
> are sent as required. I also installed Apache 2.0.59 instead of using
> IIS for ViewCvs and it worked just fine too.
> So I guess the problems were caused by the way the IT department
> migrated the old Win 2000 server by ghosting it and then installing
> the ghost image into a VMWare virtual machine.
> Best approach:
> Install the server components from scratch and then only copy over the
> data from the old server.
> /Bo
> (Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden) 

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