Coda File System

Re: Problems mounting volumes

From: Patrick Walsh <>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 13:31:08 -0600
On Fri, 2005-04-15 at 12:23 -0700, John Anderson wrote:

> Does venus have any known problems caching on ramdisk  I plan on using
> machines with no disks and 6GB of RAM with a ramdisk of 4GB for the base 
> OS (currently 140MB) and the cached content.  So the venus.cache should 
> exist on on /dev/ram0 mounted on /.  

From :

"If you put your client cache on a ram drive, your cache will not be
persistent between venus restarts. To accommodate this, put the line,
“dontuservm=1” in your venus.conf file. This will keep the clients very
fast and reduce unnecessary disk writes."

Patrick Walsh
eSoft Incorporated
303.444.1600 x3350

Received on 2005-04-15 15:32:05