Coda File System

Re: problems with coda and 2.4 linux kernels

From: Pavel Machek <>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 09:50:30 +0100

> we are attempting to create a venus-like file cache manager for coda,
> based on podfuk
> [] and can't
> get it to work on linux kernel version 2.4.0-test10.  the same code
> works fine on linux kernel 2.2.15.  the error received is that the cache
> manager can't open /dev/cfs0.  here is a brief outline of how our
> solution works:

What are you doing, BTW?

> - we create /dev/cfs0 [mknod /dev/cfs0 c 67 5], chmod a+rw
> - add "alias char-major-67 coda" to /etc/modules.conf, depmod -a
> - modprobe coda [built as a module on both kernels]
> - open("/dev/cfs0", O_RDWR);
> the error message returned is:
> no such device.
> any thoughts?

Yes, use mknod /dev/cfs0 c 67 0.
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Received on 2000-11-29 03:52:12