Coda File System

Re: discrepancies in coda documentation

From: Davor Ocelic <>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 08:28:31 -0400
On Fri, May 25, 2007 at 07:31:27PM +1000, njh wrote:
> I too have been struggling to make head or tail of the coda system.  I've 
> been adding to the wiki where I've worked things out.

Cool, thanks.

> Nope:
> njh_at_flobber:~/coda$ dpkg -L coda-client | grep venus-setup
> njh_at_flobber:~/coda$

Ok, it doesn't do much today anyway. It used to be required, but now
it does nothing but tune some settings in venus.conf .

> >No, cfs lv is just a convenient way to contact the remote server and
> >make it appear as a directory inside /coda/, such as
> >cfs lv /coda/ . (The ""
> >appearing in /coda/ after you run that command is a convenient
> >side-effect, and has nothing to do with mounting).
> >
> >cfs mkm and rmm are the actual "mounting" commands, even though you
> >might know that they are very different from the Unix/NFS/Samba style of
> >mounting.
> But I can read and write to my server just by running
> cfs lv ...
> then
> clog me_at_server

Sure, but this has nothing to do with 'cfs lv'.. You could read
and write to your server by equally just running

cd /coda/server
clog me_at_server
Received on 2007-05-25 08:30:19