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Re: Problem with svn as Windows service

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 07:11:54 -0400

On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 1:36 AM, Mikael Lindsten
<mikli485_at_student.liu.se> wrote:
> Hi,
> I don't know if this is the right place to ask, but I'm facing a problem
> when following the guide provide by svn.collab.net for setting up svnserve
> as a Windows service
> (http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/notes/windows-service.txt). I've been
> looking around but can't seem to find anyone else having this problem.
> I've successfully registered a service with the following command:
> sc create svn binpath= "\"C:\Program Files\Subversion\bin\svnserve.exe\"
> --service --root U:\svn_repository" displayname= "Subversion Server" depend=
> Tcpip
> When I try to (maually) start the service however, I get the two timeout
> errors in the event logs:
> "The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely
> fashion."
> "Timeout (30000 milliseconds) waiting for the Subversion Server service to
> connect."
> I've found that these errors can occur when autostarting a sevice if it
> depends on some other service that might not have been started yet. However,
> I get these errors trying to start the service manually!
> What's more is that the error message pops up only 1 or 2 seconds (!) after
> i select "Start" on the service. I thought these messages meant that it took
> more than 30 seconds to start the service. What can be the reason for this?
> Executing
> "C:\Program Files\Subversion\bin\svnserve.exe\" --daemon --root
> U:\svn_repository
> from the command prompt works just fine!

Is the U drive a mapped share located on another server?

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Received on 2008-05-15 13:12:24 CEST

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