Coda File System

Re: Problems using coda, especially when rebooting

From: Brett Randall <>
Date: 20 Aug 2001 16:33:40 +1000
> Hi Again I am having some crazy problems with coda 5.3.15 on FreeBSD
> 4.3. I have got coda partially working. I have setup my coda
> installation on two servers as per the Coda Manual, one as the SCM,
> another as a replicating server. All works fine and I can create
> files on the root volume that replicate across both servers.

> I then create a new volume in the storage group that contains both
> services. In VSGDB, it is:

> E0000100 tweedledee ; SCM E0000102 tweedledum ; non-SCM E0000104
> tweedledee tweedledum

> I can then create a volume in E0000104 and watch the logs to see it
> successfully created on both machines.

> Then I `cd /coda' and `cfs mkmount hills coda.hills', and the logs
> once again show everything going well. Then I go `ls -la hills'. And
> then my machine times out.

> Then I think "Hmmm...strange. Let me reboot and see if that fixes
> it."  (I come from a Windows background and still unfortunately have
> to support Windows machines). I reboot, then start up coda and venus
> on both machines, and try and access /coda. The error `cd: /coda:
> Device not configured' appears.

> I can supply logs if you need them, but does anybody have any idea
> why this would be happening? I know you usually need logs but I
> thought I'd ask before posting a thousand lines of logfile again.


> Brett.  -- DeYahoo: The feeling you've searched the web for this
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Received on 2001-08-20 02:33:49