Coda File System


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Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2003 14:03:40 +0300
>On Thu, 12 Jun 2003, alshu wrote:

>    Jan Harkes wrote:
> >    What you want it some sort of a 2nd class replica/proxy server at one
> >  site that operates like a trusted middleman for all local clients that
> >  want to access remote data. It can cache files to avoid unnecessary data
> >  traffic

>    What about use one Coda client in remote office (with cache property)
> and use NFS for sharing its Coda volumes for local clients?

> Hello Aleks,

> you would open a big can of worms trying to export one file system over
> another, with rather different semantics and (lacking some) capabilities.

> Regards,
> --
> Ivan

and then

> > On Mon, Jul 07, 2003 at 10:45:47AM +0200, Dick Kniep wrote:
> > 2. If NOT possible, can we mount a Coda partition thru NFS?
> >
> > If the second is also not possible, are there any alternatives?

> It is possible, I used the userspace nfsd before, but never tried the
> knfsd. NFS doesn't like to export a 'network filesystem', possibly to
> avoid recursively exporting itself, and needs a special option like
> --reexport or something.

> Jan

    I am sorry, but i don't understand in which combination (exactly)
i can use (safely) Coda with NFS.

Received on 2003-07-08 07:10:20