Coda File System

Re: Mount system call failed

From: Wim Godden <>
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2001 16:31:28 +0200
It seems making the directory /coda helped once... I was able to start
venus fine, but when I wanted to copy a file to it, I got permission
Now when I start venus, it gives me the same odd error as before. I just
rebooted the system, started the server (which seems to be running fine,
although there are no messages at all in the logfiles), and I get the
samen things again...

Brett Lymn wrote:
> According to Wim Godden:
> >
> >I get this odd error... I've tried all things with the module in the
> >kernel (compiled it in, compiled it as a module, etc.), but that doesn't
> >seem to be the problem... I have no idea where to go from here.
> >
> Are you _sure_ you don't already have venus running?  Sometimes venus
> can go zombie and hang onto the /coda mount, when you try to start
> venus again without killing the zombie it will fail.  Check your ps
> for venus running, if you are running linux then you may need to
> specifically unmount /coda.
> --
> ===============================================================================
> Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, BAE SYSTEMS
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Received on 2001-07-02 10:32:19