Coda File System

Re: Roaming portables and Coda

From: Mike Fedyk <>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 12:29:40 -0700
Jan Harkes wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 15, 2004 at 09:00:17PM +0200, Tom Ivar Helbekkmo wrote:
>>Jan Harkes <> writes:
>>>Run 'cfs cs' (cfs checkservers) instead of restarting venus. It will
>>>simply trigger a new serverprobe at that time instead of waiting for the
>>>automatic probe in the background.
>>For me, this does not work.  In my office, connected to the 100Mbps by
>>cable, and to the wireless network at the same time, with the default
>>route going out the cable, I have several times tried disconnecting
>>the cable, and changing the default route to the wireless interface.
> Ehh, cfs cs simply tells the client to send a simple probe call to the
> server. The way the packets are sent should be fairly simplistic, we
> locally bind the socket to the INADDR_ANY address and send a UDP packet
> to the IP address of the server.
> The kernel should just route this out of the right interface and set the
> source address of the packet with the correct address for receiving the
> responses. My guess is that it would just follow whatever the default
> route has been set to.

Try running "ip ro flush table cache" before the cfs cs and see if that 

You may need to install the iproute(2) package depending on your distro...
Received on 2004-04-16 15:32:46