Coda File System

Re: CODA starting questions

From: Wim Godden <>
Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2001 11:52:15 +0200
I have a similar question to yours... I set Coda with a cache of 20MB
(manual tells me to do that during tests), but when I copy files of
80-100MB, I get cache errors... and df reports that /coda is only 20MB
big altogether. So when I copy a big file, it says there's a negative
free space left on /coda...

René Rebe wrote:
> Hi.
> I currently locked over the network-file-system possibilities I have
> under Linux. (I have too many NFS problems here ...) We wounld use the
> NFS replacement to serve our development sources and home directories ...
> As alternative I find CODA quite promissing. But I found problems reading
> through the docu.
> The introduction about coda says:
> ..., Venus fetches the entire file from the servers, ...
> Err? I have some multi-track wave files (> 2 GB of course), RockLinux tars
> (< 1GB) and ISOs (600MB) lying around ... . So Code will not be able to serve
> this files? Also when I create a 4GB cache it would be extremly slow to copy
> the whole file over a 100MBit ethernet when a appication calls open (). Coda
> is not able to serve the data on-the-fly (for such files only ...) ??
> In one docu I found that the cache shouldn't be larger than ~300MB. Is this
> the latest info? Especially for the larger files (mentioned above) and hording
> on my laptop this would not be that cool ...
> k33p h4ck1n6 René
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Received on 2001-10-09 05:52:26