Q: sshfs

Tez binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Oct 19 13:18:27 UTC 2006

D. R. Evans wrote:
> Another in my series of "this worked in Mdv but I can't get it to work
> in Kubuntu" issues :-(
> What do I need to do to get sshfs to work?
> I have installed sshfs (and fuse).
> [H:arris] sshfs modeler at modeler.arrisi.com: /home/n7dr/remote/arris/modeler
> modeler at modeler.arrisi.com's password:
> fusermount: failed to open /dev/fuse: No such file or directory
> [H:arris] ls -al /dev/fuse
> ls: /dev/fuse: No such file or directory
> [H:arris]
> The sshfs command above ought to work. What am I missing? It looks
> like it's some fundamental problem with fuse???
I had this too, it seems that the post-install script doesn't load the
fuse module (fixed in edgy).
You can do it yourself with:
$ sudo modprobe fuse
then /dev/fuse will be created.

If it isn't there after a restart you can add the line:


to /etc/modules and it will load on boot then.


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