Problems w/ MacFUSE & SSHFS

Johannes Ruscheinski ruschein at
Wed Oct 20 16:22:33 PDT 2010

On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 4:20 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
> On Oct 20, 2010, at 18:13, Johannes Ruscheinski wrote:
>> I just installed the macfuse and sshfs ports on a MacBook Pro running
>> a 64-bit kernel.  After trying to mount a remote filesystem with
>> sshfs, I got the following error:
>> /Library/Filesystems/fusefs.fs/Support/fusefs.kext failed to load -
>> (libkern/kext) requested architecture/executable not found; check the
>> system/kernel logs for errors or try kextutil(8).
>> the MacFUSE file system is not available (71)
>> I then ran "port activate -f macfuse" and got:
>> Error: port activate failed: Image error: macfuse @2.0.3_3 is already active.
>> Any idea on what could be wrong?
> Presumably the fusefs.kext is built for 32-bit only, and thus would not work with a 64-bit kernel.

How would I force it to be built for my 64-bit kernel?  AFAIK all my
MacPorts are 64 bits.  (How do I check that?)



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