Coda File System

Re: CHILD: mount system call failed

From: R. Church <>
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2002 01:03:33 -0700
On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 03:12:21PM +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull quipped:
> It means exactly what it says.  One possible cause is that /coda is
> already mounted because you killed venus by some means other than
> /etc/init.d/codaclient stop (or whatever the idiom is on your flavor
> of Linux). 

It does the same thing when I reboot fresh, i.e., venus has never been
run. mount doesn't show anything mounted on /coda.

> Another is that you don't have the kernel module loaded.  Try modprobe
> coda, then starting venus.  If that works, maybe you don't have the
> appropriate alias in /etc/modules.conf.  Something like
> # Coda's character device and devfs path.
> alias char-major-67 coda
> alias /dev/coda*    coda

The kernel module _is_ loaded (according to lsmod) and those exact 
lines appear in my /etc/modules.conf.
Received on 2002-09-02 04:05:35