Coda File System

Re: Coda totally breaks the file system

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 10:44:04 -0500
On Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 10:24:02AM -0500, Robert Forsman wrote:
> Greg Troxel <> ,in message <
> 	m>, wrote: 
> > There is a mild argument for avoiding mounts in /.  Long ago, I used
> > systems with fs foo on machine bar in /nfs/bar/foo.  This had the
> > advantage that 'ls -l /' didn't hang the system in the case of a dead
> > server.  With coda, this should be temporary and only last 30 seconds
> > or so when it goes down, so this isn't so serious.
>   I'm sure that nobody will mind waiting 30 seconds for "pwd" to return.

'pwd' doesn't try to get the attributes of /coda, except when it is run
from within /coda and then you have the 30 second timeout anyways.

Received on 2001-02-16 10:44:07