Coda File System

Re: Goodbye coda

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2001 14:06:21 -0500
On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 11:31:11PM +0800, Jeremy Malcolm wrote:
> Well, it's been an interesting (almost) year trying to get coda to
> work in what is meant to be a simple configuration (two servers with
> replicated volumes, and one or more laptop users with disconnected
> operation).

Sorry to hear that you're giving up. Has it already been a year?
The first message that I received from you was August 15th 2001.

>              Enough is enough though, and I've decided that for at
> least my purposes the following technologies are far more stable,
> simple and reliable yet supply at least the functionality that
> coda does:
> * RAID-1 over Linux network block device for server replication
> * xfiles ( for disconnected
>   laptop operation and synchronisation
> * Samba/CIFS as a universal network filesystem

You should probably also take a look at Unison,

Received on 2001-12-12 14:06:35