Coda File System

Re: venus startup fails; ramfs and coda

From: Laszlo Vecsey <>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000 13:25:11 -0400 (EDT)
On Tue, 19 Sep 2000, Jan Harkes wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 19, 2000 at 12:47:19AM -0400, Christopher J Mason wrote:
> > Howdy.
> > 
> > So call me crazy but I'm trying to get coda to work as a client on a 
> > diskless machine (it happens to be an ARM based handheld called the iPAQ). 
> > I've got everything compiled and installed, and libraries seem to be setup 
> > in the right places.  I've run venus-setup and it creates and edits some 
> > files (actually that's a lie, I've edited most of them by hand to have the 
> > right stuff in them because they're read only, see below).
> Nice. But if you are using ram backed storage for RVM you don't need to
> really use RVM at all (remember _Recoverable_ virtual memory). There is
> a commandline flag for venus to use malloc/free instead of
> rvm_malloc/free,
>     venus -rvmt 3
> Ofcourse this hasn't been tested in at least... 6 or more years ;)

I'm curious to know how the -rvmt 3 option works for you on this portable
device. I'm currently using venus on a diskless client but with the RVM
storage since I didn't have any success with this option.

6 years of bit-rot.. what oh what has changed.
Received on 2000-09-19 13:29:49