Coda File System

Re: CODA Scalability

From: Brett Lymn <>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2002 11:11:10 +0930
On Thu, Aug 22, 2002 at 10:43:15AM +1000, Nick Andrew wrote:
> I guess it must be hard to do, if people always talk about it but
> never do it. I imagine that the union filesystem code has to map the
> inode numbers from its two (or more) underlying filesystems, into one
> inode space for return to the kernel and user applications.

and handle deletions on the "upper" layer (aka whiteouts) and a few
other things.  Since others are doing pluggings.... if you want a
working union filesystem now then perhaps you should consider NetBSD
or FreeBSD, both support Coda and unionfs though I am not sure about
mounting something else over the top of Coda!

Brett Lymn
Received on 2002-08-21 21:43:20