I just installed lufs and what an awesome concept!
Anywayz, I tried to mount an ftp folder on another machine on my LAN like so:
lufsmount ftp://viz:***@chimera/linux cc
And I got this error msg:
liblufs-ftp.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
unsupported file system: ftp
Anyone know what to do?
I have Fedora Core 3 that I just upgraded from FC2, and that caused some similiar problems wiht Samba as well... But since this is a clean new install on FC3, liblufs-ftp.so should have been installed as well..
Thanks in advance.
I had the same problem with FC2 a while ago. You should add the directory that liblufs-ftp.so resides in to /etc/ld.so.conf and run ldconfig.
Hope this helps.
Well, I found the files under /root/rpm/lufs-ver/filesystems/ftpfs/.libs
Now each filesystem that lufs suports is in a seperate subfolder, do i need to add each one seperately to /etc/ld.so.conf so that i can use them?
Hmm did you use an rpm? I just compiled the tarball and this is what I did:
First patch the kernel to include the lufs kernel module and then compile lufs:
$ ./configure --disable-kernel-support
$ make install
$ vi /etc/fstab:
none /mnt/ftpserver lufs fs=ftpfs,host=188.8.131.52,username=user,password=pass 0 0
$ mount /mnt/ftpserver
Add /usr/local/lib to /etc/ld.conf and then run ldconf.
So I guess the standard install dir for lufs is /usr/local/lib...
I did not see how to patch the kernal module. I just followed the instructions in the INSTALL file and did only this:
$ make install
How did you install it? I'm not sure how to patch the kernal with lufs module. I'm a little new to linux, so bear with me.
Thanks for all the help so far!
I did the kernel patch because the lufs somehow couldn't compile the kernel module (probably because it couldn't find the sources for the kernel I worked with). If it does compile with no problems than this should not really be necessary...
Patch kernel for lufs module:
Download the lufs kernel 2.6 patch and download linux kernel (I tested 2.6.8 which worked, 2.6.9 did not work, didn't test with 2.6.10 )
$ tar zxvf linux-2.6.8
$ cd linux-2.6.8
$ cp /boot/config-2.6.5-1.358 ./.config
$ make oldconfig
$ zcat /download/lufs-0.9.7-2.6.0-test9.patch.gz | patch -Np1
$ make menuconfig
Enable lufs module (filesystems->misc.filesystems->lufs)
$ make bzImage
$ make modules
$ make modules_install
$ cp arch/i386/bzImage /boot/linux-2.6.8
$ mkinitrd /boot/linux-2.6.8.img 2.6.8
and add the new kernel to grub or other boot loader.
lufsmount ftpfs://viz:***@chimera/linux cc
The protocol name is used do dynamically load the correct library for it. Stupid that it doesnt automaticaly appends "fs" for you :)
Didn't understand what you meant, could you explain please?
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