Re: mount message unclear
On Thursday, June 13, 2002, at 06:50 , Steve Langasek wrote:
Misinformation is much worse than no information, and insofar as
the list of possibilities mount offers is not comprehensive, it is
Well, no list of possibilities is comprehensive. Consider it
a list of things that commonly go wrong.
Or we could just word it:
mount: failed. Reason unknown, but suspect inadequate parts.
and watch the bug reports fly!
Almost as good as OpenBSD's sudo's error messages ;-)
 Bad hardware, quantum uncertainties, water on the brain, hitting the
machine with a sledge hammer, selective removal of ICs,
editing the source code to make the error happen, etc. are
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