Coda File System

Re: coda endian problems??

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 12:08:36 -0400
On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 09:49:38AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>   as far as I recall, Coda servers are endian-dependent, in the sence that
>   you cannot mix different-endianness servers in the same volume replication
>   group. May be it is still possible to use them in the same realm,
>   while avoiding volume replication between them.
>   (Servers send log information to each other, and it is pretty much in its
>   internal representation)
> Wow - I had no idea!  Thanks - and I'll be careful when I start up
> sparc servers.

I'm not entirely sure whether it would work or not. There seems to be
marshalling related code in coda-src/resolution/, but that might just be
related to moving data in and out of RVM.

Received on 2004-07-14 12:13:01