Coda File System

Re: coda just for synchronising two servers

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 14:07:09 -0500
On Sun, Nov 04, 2001 at 11:05:59PM +0100, Christian Hammers wrote:
> This syncronisation should be at the best at kernel level i.e. a write()
> call should only return with success if the data reached the local harddisc
> (or at least fs cache) and the remote one so that I can make load balancing
> between two web servers without having users to tell that they better
> should not create temporary files because the filesystem syncs only every
> minute per rsync or similar...
> Praktically that would mean that a coda clients and a coda servers can be on
> the same machine.

Yes, they can be on the same machine. But Coda only propagates updates
when the file is closed, not on every write call. Perhaps software raid1
(mirroring) over a network block device might work better for this

Received on 2001-11-28 14:07:20