Coda File System

Re: Coda 6 & FreeBSD

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2003 17:44:07 -0400
On Sun, Sep 07, 2003 at 04:20:22PM +1000, Tim Robbins wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 07, 2003 at 03:39:47PM +1000, Tim Robbins wrote:
> > Does Coda 6 work on FreeBSD -current? I'm seeing some very strange things
> > happening:
> [...]
> Sorry guys, this turned out to be a merge error on my part that I found after
> reviewing the differences between my modified kernel and an old one with the
> (out of date) realms patch applied.

It looked like venus simply wasn't running, in that case all the clog
and cfs stuff simply doesn't have anything to talk to. Nice that you
found the merge problem.

> Anyway, now that I've got it working, I'll commit a slightly modified version
> of the realms patch to FreeBSD, then go about getting the Coda 6 server and
> client added to the ports collection. The "slight modifications" I've made
> to the patch are to catch up with some kernel API changes, and a
> CODA_COMPAT_5 option to allow venus from Coda 5.x to be used (most of the
> work involved in CODA_COMPAT_5 was done by drochner_at_NetBSD).

Good point, I want to do the same thing for the Linux patches before I
send them off to Linus and Marcello.

Received on 2003-09-07 17:45:21