Coda File System

Re: Disconnected HOME directories

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2004 12:32:35 -0500
On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 10:30:23AM -0600, Jason A. Pattie wrote:
> Jan Harkes wrote:
> ~ > I'm not sure, but this patch in CVS should have fixed that particular
> | problem,
> |
> |     2003/11/12 16:31:40     <>
> |
> |         Persistently store realm-specific rootvolume name in the Realm
> | 	object.
> |
> | Venus was forgetting exactly which cached volume should be mounted on
> | top of /coda/<realm>. As a result it really needed to resolve the realm
> | and talk to the server before it could show any files in a realm.
> Hmm.  I don't know if this is exactly working for me.  It works
> sometimes, and I do have my realm server in /etc/hosts with it's IP
> address.  I think most of the time, it ends up being a broken link,
> though, when I startup disconnected.  I'll have to verify that.

That's a CVS log entry. The last release (6.0.3) was a while ago,
somewhere around october last year, and doesn't have the fix.

> I've been noticing that, in connected mode startup, venus will die when
> I retrieve a token for my HOME dir user, and it attempts to reintegrate
> changes.  It didn't happen to me this morning, but it happens very

That's fixed as well. It was an RPC2 problem, it tried to unpack the
reply buffer even when the reply consisted only of an error message.

Received on 2004-01-20 12:34:21