Re: [wmii] wmiir : fatal: can't mount

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Wed, 7 May 2008 08:52:09 -0400

On Wed, May 07, 2008 at 03:28:20PM +0300, Alpinweis wrote:
>It seems I found the problem. I had a rc.wmii.local file in my
>~/.wmii-3.5 directory. When I removed the file WMII managed to get
>past the dumb white screen and ran fine. My question now is how can I
>have a local rc.wmii and still be able to run WMII?

If rc.wmii.local was causing trouble, it means that you *are*
using rc.wmii. You probably copied rc.wmii to rc.wmii.local,
which you're not supposed to do. It should actually complain.

>I also noticed that upon exit from WMII I still get the 'wmiir : fatal
>: can't mount' error'. How serious is that?

It could be any number of things.

>One more issue: when I try using wmiir from inside WMII to try and
>read /bar, /view, whatever I always get the error 'file not found'.
>What is I am doing wrong?

They don't exist. Try `wmiir ls /'.

Kris Maglione
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