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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[0]. 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 ;-)

[0] Bad hardware, quantum uncertainties, water on the brain, hitting the
machine with a sledge hammer, selective removal of ICs, corrupt kernel, editing the source code to make the error happen, etc. are all routinely

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