Coda File System

Re: can coda imitate a raw block device?

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 18:14:45 -0500
On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 05:38:35PM -0500, Jonathan Higgins wrote:
> havn't tried this yet but what about using using the loop device?
> /dev/loopN  could represent my block device

Won't really help much. The file will not be written back as long as the
loopback mount is active. And if you mount the same file on more than
one machine, the last one to unmount it has to deal with a conflict
because Coda doesn't let you overwrite the modified copy on the servers.

Received on 2004-01-28 18:16:08