Coda File System

Re: Is files are stored in common storage?

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2003 05:12:54 -0400
On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 02:22:54PM +0530, Mahesh wrote:
> Hello,
> Please correct if i am wrong,
> The files are not distributed in coda instead meta data is shared 
> across,and each client stores their own files in their own storage.

You are wrong, here is the first sentence from the Coda File System User
and System Administrators Manual.

    Chapter 1. Getting Started
    1.1. What is Coda?

    Coda is a distributed file system, i.e. it makes files available to
    a collection of client computers as part of their directory tree,
    but ultimately maintains the authoritative copy of the file data on
    servers. ...


Received on 2003-07-14 05:14:33