Coda File System

Re: [Fwd: newbie question: startserver fails]

From: Lincoln M C <>
Date: Tue, 11 May 1999 14:31:47 +0100 wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> The problem is that pre-5.0 versions of the coda client don't work
> on glibc-2.1.x. And the 5.x.x versions have got a slightly modified
> RPC protocol over the network. So you need to run both a 5.x client
> (for the glibc problems), and a 5.x server (to have the client talk
> to it).
> btw. The server fileformats are essentially 100% compatible (except
> for the user/group databases), so you can just drop in a 5.x server,
> and read:
> Which describes how the new pdbtool works, and how to upgrade from the
> existing user.coda and group.coda scheme. (don't throw away user.coda
> and group.coda yet, we've just switched from gdbm to libdb-1.85, as we
> had problems replicating the user/group databases between different
> platforms.)
> Jan

I'm using the source tar ball called "coda-5.2.0.tgz". Sorry I just
realised that the forward sent didn't say what version I was using.  Is
this version affected by the glibc 

I dont have any existing users so I dont think upgrading should be a
problem 8-).

Received on 1999-05-11 09:33:37