Coda File System

Re: jumpstart, mac clients?

From: Peter Braam <>
Date: Wed, 8 Jul 1998 08:45:57 -0400

Are you going to work on the MkLinux port for Coda?  That should be
quite doable and very interesting.


anthonyj writes:
 > Greetings,
 > I have just gotten Mklinux setup on my Mac and am going to try to get it 
 > to compile on this machine. I have also been talking with Peter about 
 > doing an NFS to Coda 'port' (?) although I think the work has stopped on 
 > the MacNFS client (the GNU version anyway, I don't know of any commercial 
 > clients...) so that might not be too helpful.
 > I asked Peter about working on a Coda client for the Mac at Linux Expo 
 > and am still willing to work on it if others are interested in helping. I 
 > know it's probably a higher priority for the Coda project to get 
 > NFS->Coda to work because that would make Coda available to many people.
 > BTW, Peter I'm not dead or anything, I am trying to get through a 
 > database project/upgrade that is causing a serious drain on my time. I 
 > have read through the Venus paper and understand most of it. Hopefully I 
 > will be able to get started en masse in a week or two.
 > Anthony
 > >
 > >Anyway, I'll soon be having a whole gaggle of quite respectible little
 > >macintoshes arriving, each with nice pristine 4gig drives (mmm, 100M/sec
 > >network as well).
 > >
 > >Not knowing *that* much about macs in general, I'm interested in knowing:
 > >
 > >	If there are any plans to port coda servers or clients to MacOS.
 > >
 > >	If not, would Coda be able to use, effectively, a partition which
 > >	is created by another drive networking scheme (*not* Appletalk
 > >	mind) ?
 > >
 > >	Has anyone run Coda on either netbsd-mac or linux-ppc? 
 > >
 > >--==--
 > >Bruce.
 > >
Received on 1998-07-08 10:34:43