Coda File System

Re: diskless coda client

From: Keith Winstein <>
Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2000 05:35:30 -0600
On Mon, Mar 06, 2000 at 07:09:46AM -0500, Laszlo Vecsey wrote:
> The next thing I'm working on is chroot'ing into the /coda partition, but
> I've run into a problem. 'mknod' files don't appear on it, and so I'm at a
> loss as to what to do with the devices in /dev. I thought of mounting
> another ram drive as /dev, but in order to do that I need access to a
> /dev/ram device first! Chicken egg problem, again.

One easy solution is to create an ext2 filesystem with your devices
in it, stick that in Coda, and then mount that loopback onto /dev.

Or you could use devfs.

Received on 2000-03-06 06:37:34