Coda File System

Re: RH62 client access problem

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2000 18:53:45 -0400
On Thu, Jun 08, 2000 at 04:36:30PM -0600, wrote:
> Greetings.  I have a small problem with a RedHat 6.2 client, using the 5.3.7
> client RPM.
> I get the same client error when accessing both
> and my local coda server.
> On the client, it appears to be working, gets to "Venus starting...", gives
> me the standard downcall message, and then quits with 
> "Failure of coda_cname_make for root: error -110"

That's ETIMEDOUT, the client has failed to fetch the directory contents
from the server. Is there some (masquerading) firewall or unusual network
between the client and server?

> cmon from both the server to itself, and from the client to the server, both
> report the same info, so it sure as heck looks like the client is talking to
> the server....

Yup, that is a good test for the RPC2 connectivity, the problem is most
likely related to the SFTP side-effects that fail.

Received on 2000-06-08 18:54:38