Coda File System

Re: venus init problems, revisited

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2000 12:28:10 -0500
On Tue, Feb 08, 2000 at 05:23:08PM -0800, Quinn Weaver wrote:
> which venus-setup runs in a subshell.  If you exit, the script does
> not set up /vice/srv.conf for you.  You need to edit that file by hand.
> mentioned at all in the documentation.  It would be ideal to make rdsinit
> write out the values itself.  An even easier solution, albeit a less

Rdsinit is a generic tool for RVM initialization, so it would be a bit
mean to other users of RVM to add coda-specifics to it.

OTOH, the size of the RVM data could just as well be stored either in an
header in that file/partition.

> effective one, would be to make venus-setup warn people that they need
> to make those changes after running rdsinit.

That is a good temporary solution until the real thing is fixed up.
(Although these temporary solutions have a tendency to stick around ;)

> Anyway, I thought I should warn people about this gotcha and put in my
> $.02 for making it more explicit.  Thanks!

Thanks for the comments,
Received on 2000-02-09 12:32:08