Coda File System

R: R: R: R: coda + reiserfs

From: Andrea Cerrito <>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2001 09:01:43 +0200
> A bigger client cache improves caching, reduces network and server load
> and allows for having most interesting things cached during disconnected
> operation. Our webserver's Coda client has a 100MB cache, my desktop has
> 250MB.
> A larger cache also has disadvantages, longer startup time, and more
> data to revalidate after a disconnection. Typically I try to get the
> cache-size between 1x and 2x the 'active working set'. But caches larger
> than about 200MB are sure to tickle a few problems as some cache-wide
> operations don't scale nicely.

Mmmhhh... I think my cache is a little low...

> No, you would require a venus reinit, the larger cache can hold more
> files. As a result we need more RVM to store the file metadata, which is
> only allocated when the client is (re)initialized.

Ok. But can it be a problem, if I stop services, stop venus (having a look
to log files to be sure there aren't problems at all), change conf files,
restart venus with --init, start services?

Cordiali saluti / Best regards
Andrea Cerrito
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Received on 2001-07-20 03:03:06