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On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 9:11 AM, Mikael Lindsten
> Hi Andy,
> Yes, the U drive is mapped to my home folder on an intranet server. The
> intranet btw is extremely slow!
There's your problem right there. Drive mappings are done by user
account, and mapped when the user account logs in. So the svnserve
service has no knowledge of this U drive at all.
Always host your repository on a path which appears as local to the
server where your service is running.
> I first thought that the slow intranet was the cause of the problem, but
> that would not explain why I get the error after just a second or two (I
> would expect it to try for 30 seconds before giving up)...
> / Mikael
> 2008/5/15, Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>:
>> 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 15:17:31 CEST