[cvsnt] Update Error: cvs [update aborted]: writing to server socket: error -1

David Somers dsomers at omz13.com
Thu Nov 9 10:20:54 GMT 2006

Tony Hoyle wrote:
> Can't think what would break linux in that way.. What's the disk space
> situation like - especially /tmp?
> Failure to write to the server means a sudden loss in connectivity and
> that's pretty rare normally... all the common failures are covered by
> proper error messages.

Run ifconfig. Look out for errors, dropped, and overruns... it could be a
hardware problem (bad cable, NIC dying) especially as you say the problem
is intermittent (somebody else on this list had problems due to a bad
cable, so its not as crazy as it sounds).

David Somers

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