ggatec(8) - ioctl(/dev/ggctl): Invalid argument.

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon Aug 14 17:21:06 UTC 2006

Eric Anderson wrote:
> On 08/14/06 03:04, Wilkinson, Alex wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am trying to use ggatec(8) on 5-STABLE to mount a device file on a
>> and am seeing the following error:
>>     # sudo ggatec create -vo ro hostname /dev/da0s1
>>     info: Connected to the server: obelix:3080.
>>     debug: Sending initial packet.
>>     debug: Receiving initial packet.
>>     error: ggatec: ioctl(/dev/ggctl): Invalid argument.
>>     error: Exiting.
>> Any ideas ?
> I think that the 7-CURRENT version of ggate is incompatible with 5-X
> versions, however I see no mention in the man pages.

You can generally assume that things dealing with system internals (like
ggate) are incompatible from one major version to the next. You _should_
assume that everything from 2 major versions ago is incompatible, and be
pleasantly surprised if it works.




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