Coda File System

Re: publishing a coda mount point via samba?

From: Peter J. Braam <>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 1999 16:12:16 -0500 (EST)
You can do that.  We did it all the time until we had Coda on Windows 95
and now still do it for NT.

However, you should try the Windows stuff - it's early in the game, but
it's working reasonable, with a big speed increase to be expected in the
next few weeks-months. 

- Peter -

Peter J. Braam - Coda Project            <>
Senior Systems Scientist       

Department of Computer Science           Phone: (412) 268 5295
Carnegie Mellon University               Fax:   (412) 268 5576
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On Tue, 16 Mar 1999, Tim wrote:

> If I wanted to do something like this, and not involve users with the
> Win95 client software, etc. would it be possible to set up a Linux
> client (and/or a server, hell, the more redundancy the better) and allow
> reads/writes from the drive?  I'm pretty sure that there will only be
> one person trying to write at any point in time, but lots and lots of
> readers all day long.
> Any assistance in making this decision (coda/no coda) would be greatly
> appreciated.  Thanks,
> Tim
> -- 
>            "The classics never die,
>             they just get ported to
>             strange new platforms."
>                  --Rob Malda
Received on 1999-03-16 16:13:23