Coda File System

Re: GetRootVolume: can't get root volume name!

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2000 11:30:24 -0500
On Thu, Dec 14, 2000 at 03:08:32PM -0200, Mario Cesar Kolling wrote:
> 	Hello,
> 	I`ve installed a coda server and a coda client in the same host.
> But when venus start,  the messages writed to /usr/coda/etc/console are:
> 13:35:16 MarinerInit: socket bind failed

Create a directory /usr/coda/spool, the setup-scripts have missed on
that one. (Unrelated to the other problem).

> 13:35:16 Kernel version ioctl failed.
> 13:35:16 Initial LRDB allocation
> 13:35:16 Getting Root Volume information...
> 13:35:31 GetRootVolume: can't get root volume name!
> 13:36:01 GetRootVolume: can't get root volume name!
> 	This oly happens when venus.conf is set to the network address, or
> IP  of the server. But when I set to "localhost" and restart venus
> everything works fine. I guess that this is not a problem with the network
> interface of the server 'cause other network services are still working
> fine.

How is the server set up? Is it binding to any specific address?
Can you ping that ip (network??) address of the server?

Received on 2000-12-14 11:31:57