Coda File System

Re: can coda imitate a raw block device?

From: Jonathan Higgins <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 17:38:35 -0500
havn't tried this yet but what about using using the loop device?

/dev/loopN  could represent my block device

Jonathan Higgins
Network Service Specialist IV
Kennesaw State University

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>>> Jan Harkes <> 1/28/2004 2:50:56 PM >>>
On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 01:49:04PM -0500, Jonathan Higgins wrote:
> while setting up a Linux cluster, the procedure is asking me to
> 2 raw block devices that are shared between each node in the
> ie /dev/sda5..

No, Coda provides a distributed filesystem, not a distributed block
device. (different layer in the kernel)

You might want to look at things like


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