Coda File System

Re: Coda client, 32-bit userland on a 64-bit kernel?

From: Brett Lymn <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 21:07:00 +0930
On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 01:16:25PM +0200, wrote:
> We lack the hardware for doing regular development on x86_64
> nor are we inclined to duplicate the efforts for maintaining another
> development environment.
> Keeping userland 32-bit does indeed spare a lot of resources.

Well, it is a highly unusual set up so you are probably on your own
when it comes to problems due to the mismatch of userland and kernel

> Would somebody give me a hand and either point in the right direction
> for the fix or explain that the solution is unavailable or too expensive?

Why not just use something like qemu to do the 32bit work? Performance
should be quite acceptable on a 64bit machine.

Brett Lymn
Received on 2007-07-10 07:38:12