Coda File System

Re: Client server same machine OK, distant client not OK

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 14:50:20 -0400
On Mon, Aug 30, 1999 at 11:26:45AM -0700, Craig Hughes wrote:
> I've set up a coda server/SCM on ( and can
> connect to it using venus on baal.
> Now, I have a laptop ( when it's on LAN,
> varying IP with dialup), and this machine can successfully connect to the
> testserver.  But when I venus-setup 20000 on pookah, then try
> to start venus, I get:
> Coda Venus, version 5.2.7
> 11:14:25 Initial LRDB allocation
> 11:14:25 Getting Root Volume information...

Venus talks to the server here to get information about /coda.

> 11:14:26 Venus starting...

Venus now forks a child to mount /coda.

> <venus process dies>

The child has killed it's parent (such a cruel world), because the mount
syscall returned a failure.

Did you `umount /coda'? For some reason Venus cannot do that by itself,
and it cannot reattach to an existing mount.

Received on 1999-08-30 14:55:16