Problem with snmpa

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Mon Dec 27 13:25:45 CET 2004


> Using otp_R10B-2 starting snmpa (application:start(snmpa))
> gives me:
>  application:start(snmpa).
> {error,{"unknown POSIX error",""}}.

I get the same error message on Windows, but the problem might not be OS
specific (although I guess it is).

In my case, I don't have any file that the runtime can find. This
makes it return an error from application_controller:

    case code:where_is_file(FName) of
 non_existing ->
     {error, {file:format_error({error,enoent}), FName}};

For some strange reason,
evaluates to
    "unknown POSIX error".

I don't really know how you should proceed, but at least you know where to start


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