[cvsnt] Update Error: cvs [update aborted]: writing to server socket: error -1
amarkjohnson at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 04:49:42 GMT 2006
The problem was the temp space on the server. We checked this first, and
/tmp had .5GB free, so we assumed this was not the problem, but aparently
that was too low. We also noticed there were many orphaned cvs files
there. I assume this is not normal. Our server went down, the previous
week, due to a power outage (battery backup failed), which could cause this
Is there a recommended temporary space size, or means of calculating this?
On 11/9/06, David Somers <dsomers at omz13.com> wrote:
> 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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