I have a problem configuring CVS repositories please I need your help with these...

I configured the xinetd..
service cvspservers
   socket_type = stream
   protocol = tcp
   disable = no
   wait = no
   user = root
   group = cvs
   groups = yes
   server =/usr/bin/cvs
   server_args = -f --allow-root=/home/cvs pserver
   port = 2401 
created the repository folder at..
and modified the /etc/services file
cvspserver 2401/tcp
cvspserver 2401/udp
but still when I log at other terminals to retrieve the files..
an error comes out..
cvs [login aborted]: connect to failed: A connection attempt failed ......