Coda File System

Re: Coda for Linux/Windows hot-failover?

From: Mike Fedyk <>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 10:06:52 -0700
Ivan Popov wrote:
> Hello Mike,
>>Having a separate nfs/cifs share for files over 2GB, though rare will be 
>>troublesome for some of my users.  In fact, it is that rarity that may 
>>make it worse since the user will not be used to dealing with that 
>>problem.  At least with OpenAFS I know some future version will have LFS 
>>support, but I have no clue if/when that support will be in Coda.
> do not expect large file support in Coda in the near future.
> First of all, you probably do not want one :)
> Coda caches whole files. It takes at least ~4 minutes to open() a 2G file
> for the first time, given a fast client, a fast server and full badwidth
> of a 100Mb LAN.

Ouch.  Then that completely rules out Coda for my purposes.

Received on 2004-04-20 13:10:57