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Re: can't login cvs!

From: Jim Glockling
Subject: Re: can't login cvs!
Date: Fri, 03 May 2002 17:10:31 GMT

In article <address@hidden> "Vincent" <address@hidden> writes:
>> What does the line look like?  Is there a "--allow-root=/home/cvsroot"
>option on it?
>> Also do have the line in the services file for port 2401?  And are you
>sure that port
>> isn't blocked for any reason?
>Yes, there is a "--allow-root=/home/cvsroot" option set, and I think that
>inetd.conf and services files are well configure because, if I remove
>inetd.conf corresponding line and if I start a "telnet mycvsserver 2401"
>there is no daemon response else cvs ask me for a password.

Sorry, but there's no way that you're telnetting to the port and seeing a
password prompt.  If all is well then if you typed some text you would
normally see something along the lines of :

        cvs [pserver aborted]: bad auth protocoal start: <whateverYouTyped>

Also, in your earlier post you said:

>the response is :
>(Logging in to address@hidden)
>CVS password:
>and cvs seems to wait forever. When I type my password no '*' chars appear.

You're never going to see anything, astericks or otherwise, echoed back.  Are 
sure you're entering the password and hitting a carriage return at the end? 
this is a dumb question, but this sure sounds like the fix is going to be a 

-Jim G.

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