Coda File System

Re: No such file or directory ????

From: Jeremy Malcolm <>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2001 08:30:07 +0800
Wim Godden wrote:
> I've set up 2 servers with replication for a volume called 'test'. I've
> used clog to logon as the 'coda'-user and I did :
> cfs mkmount /coda/test test
> Now when I try to cd to it :
> /coda>cd test
> bash: test: No such file or directory
> /coda>ls -al
> total 6
> drwxrwxrwx   2 root     65534        2048 Sep 27 17:19 .
> drwxr-xr-x  26 root     root         4096 Sep 27 17:10 ..
> lrw-r--r--   1 1000     65534           6 Sep 27 17:19 test -> #test
> /coda>ls test
> Any ideas ?

Yes, welcome to coda-nightmareland.  I am having the same problem for
months and it is as yet unresolved.  After this happens, when you start
(or restart) venus do you get "CHILD: mount system call failed. Killing
parent."?  You can search the archives for my name to see some of the
issues I have had (there was one issue that was unrelated, though: cfs
mkmount not working).  IANAG but the symptom above is apparently caused
when the volume cannot be located either because all servers are down or
you are on a disconnected client that doesn't have any information
cached about the volume.

Post /vice/db/VRList and the output of volutil getvolumelist on both
servers here and someone more knowledgeable than me might be able to

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Received on 2001-09-27 20:30:31