[ECOS] CVS down?

Alex Schuilenburg alexs@ecoscentric.com
Wed Mar 23 15:42:00 GMT 2011

On 2011-03-23 13:27, Stanislav Meduna wrote:
> Hi,
> are there currently issues with the anonymous CVS? I was able
> to update - veeery slow - but most of the time it fails, e.g.:
> $ cvs -d :pserver:anoncvs@ecos.sourceware.org:/cvs/ecos login
> Logging in to :pserver:anoncvs@ecos.sourceware.org:2401:/cvs/ecos
> CVS Password:
> cvs [login aborted]: Service temporarily unavailable, please try again later
Send a mail to overseers@sourceware.org to let them know of the problem.

We have also been unable to pull from the CVS repository to keep the
mercurial shadow (http://hg-pub.ecoscentric.com/ecos) updated for the
last 2 days.

There appears to be a problem with the host as it is also very slow
serving web pages.  The last time this happened I believe was due to
some students in Asia attempting to pull the whole CVS repository (which
includes gdb, cygwin and so on) off sourceware, effectively DOS'ing the

-- Alex

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