[distcc] Server times out after a few files

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Thu Jan 3 02:58:56 GMT 2008

On 03/01/2008, Patrick Hanna <phanna at google.com> wrote:
> I have never had this problem before but when I initially start distcc
> using /etc/init.d/distcc start, after about 3 files, the connection
> times out. In general, it times out while sending or receiving the
> files. There are no errors in either distcc logs or distccd logs. I
> have a feeling like there is something going on with port conflicts or
> the nic on the remote machine since my other remote machines don't
> have any issues. Usually if I wait a while and try again and I can get
> one or two files to compile and then it times out again. Does anyone
> have any idea what could be going on?

Are you totally sure distccd is not being run through inetd?  That's
the typical cause of things failing after several requests.

Does distccd crash, or just stop accepting requests?


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