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Name Size Last modified (GMT) Description
Back Parent directory 2011-05-23 18:14:24
File 00READ 2382 bytes 2002-12-26 13:20:44
File README 2861 bytes 1998-09-08 17:12:46
File TODO 330 bytes 1998-09-08 17:12:46
C file cnode.h 6793 bytes 2003-08-27 17:49:48
C file coda.h 20205 bytes 2003-08-27 17:49:49
C file coda_io.h 2402 bytes 1999-10-17 23:39:15
C file coda_kernel.h 2530 bytes 2002-11-02 07:18:36
C file coda_namecache.c 20889 bytes 2003-08-27 17:49:49
C file coda_namecache.h 6849 bytes 2003-08-27 17:49:49
C file coda_opstats.h 4680 bytes 1998-09-15 02:02:59
C file coda_pioctl.h 2692 bytes 1999-10-17 23:39:15
C file coda_psdev.c 20506 bytes 2003-06-29 22:29:09
C file coda_subr.c 14607 bytes 2003-08-28 05:55:19
C file coda_subr.h 1979 bytes 2003-08-27 17:49:49
C file coda_venus.c 19728 bytes 2003-08-28 05:55:19
C file coda_venus.h 4034 bytes 2003-08-27 17:49:49
C file coda_vfsops.c 15843 bytes 2004-05-29 09:04:35
C file coda_vfsops.h 2733 bytes 2004-05-23 10:45:45
C file coda_vnops.c 55407 bytes 2004-06-27 08:23:28
C file coda_vnops.h 3392 bytes 2003-06-29 22:29:11
File files.coda 340 bytes 2003-08-27 17:49:49

    1                 Announcing the Availability of the
    2                         Coda Distributed
    3                            Filesystem
    4                               for
    5                          BSD Unix Systems
    6 
    7         Coda is a distributed file system like NFS and AFS.  It is
    8 freely available, like NFS.  But it functions much like AFS in being a
    9 "stateful" file system.  Coda and AFS cache files on your local
   10 machine to improve performance.  But Coda goes a step further than AFS
   11 by letting you access the cached files when there is no available
   12 network, viz. disconnected laptops and network outages.  In Coda, both
   13 the client and server are outside the kernel which makes them easier
   14 to experiment with.
   15 
   16 To get more information on Coda, I would like to refer people to
   17         http://www.coda.cs.cmu.edu
   18 There is a wealth of documents, papers, and theses there.  There is
   19 also a good introduction to the Coda File System in
   20         http://www.coda.cs.cmu.edu/ljpaper/lj.html
   21 
   22 Coda was originally developed as an academic prototype/testbed.  It is
   23 being polished and rewritten where necessary.  Coda is a work in
   24 progress and does have bugs.  It is, though, very usable.  Our
   25 interest is in making Coda available to as many people as possible and
   26 to have Coda evolve and flourish.
   27 
   28 The bulk of the Coda file system code supports the Coda client
   29 program, the Coda server program and the utilities needed by both.
   30 All these programs are unix programs and can run equally well on any
   31 Unix platform.  Our main development thrust is improving these
   32 programs.  There is a small part of Coda that deals with the kernel to
   33 file system interface.  This code is OS specific (but should not be
   34 platform specific).
   35 
   36 Coda is currently available for several OS's and platforms:
   37         Freebsd-2.2.5: i386
   38         Freebsd-2.2.6: i386
   39         Freebsd -current: i386
   40         linux 2.0: i386 & sparc
   41         linux 2.1: i386 & sparc
   42         NetBSD 1.3: i386
   43         NetBSD -current: i386
   44 The relevant sources, binaries, and docs can be found in
   45         ftp://ftp.coda.cs.cmu.edu/pub/coda/
   46 
   47 We intend to come out with new Coda releases often, not daily.  We
   48 don't want to slight any OS/platform not mentioned above.  We are just
   49 limited in our resources as to what we can support internally.  We
   50 will be happy to integrate OpenBSD support as well as other OS
   51 support.  Also, adding platform support should be relatively easy and
   52 we can discuss this.  The only difficulty is that Coda has a light weight
   53 process package.  It does some manipulations in assembler which would
   54 have to be redone for a different platform.
   55 
   56 There are several mailing lists @coda.cs.cmu.edu that discuss coda:
   57 coda-announce and linux-coda.  We are going to revise linux-coda to be
   58 OS neutral, since it is mainly Coda we want to discuss.  We appreciate
   59 comments, feedback, bug reports, bug fixes, enhancements, etc.
   60 

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