Coda File System

Re: Coda/Venus cache size?

From: Dr A V Le Blanc <>
Date: Tue, 29 Feb 2000 17:40:11 +0000
On Tue, Feb 29, 2000 at 12:24:34PM -0500, Jan Harkes wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 29, 2000 at 04:17:02PM -0000, wrote:
>> The other thing: I can easily copy files sized 64 MB from
>> and to a replicated volume that resides on a seperate disk.
>> I use a 100 MB Venus cache. When I try to copy a 128 MB
>> file to and form Coda, I get the following error messages.
>> Can anybody explain to me why this happens?
> When the file is closed, venus stats the container file to figure out
> the new size. At that point it detects the fact that the cache has
> overflowed. It makes sure the stuff gets to the server, and then throws
> the file out of the cache. After this venus refuses to fetch the big
> file back, because there is not enough space in the cache.

Are there any plans to implement in Coda the ability to transfer
only 'chunks' of large files, the way AFS does?  Granted that we
know it can be done, has anyone thought about doing it?

     -- Owen
Received on 2000-02-29 12:43:18