Coda File System

Re: venus crashes after server fixed

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2000 10:29:45 -0500
On Fri, Mar 31, 2000 at 01:33:41PM +0200, Alan Scheinine wrote:
> Since the server seemed to be a mess, I started over using the
> instructions in Chapter 13, Reinitializing Coda Servers after
> a Disaster.  Now the coda server runs, though as yet no directories
> are mounted.  But venus always fails on very computer on which
> venus runs and uses the server.  And example is shown below.
> # venus -init &
> 13:24:59 /usr/coda/LOG setup for size 0x3420cb
> 13:25:00 /usr/coda/DATA initialized at size 0xd0832c
> 13:25:00 brain-wiping recoverable store
> 13:25:01 loading recoverable store
> 13:25:02 fatal error -- CommInit: RPC2_Init failed

There is already another venus process running. `killall -9 venus'
should fix that. I am pretty sure you will have to unmount the /coda
partition before the new venus is really happy.

> 13:25:02 Fatal Signal (11); pid 4947 becoming a zombie...
> 13:25:02 You may use gdb to attach to 4947

And the reason for the venus hanging around is that we intentionally
coerce them into an endless sleep.

Received on 2000-03-31 10:33:49