Coda File System

Re: Coda File Updates

From: redirecting decoy <redirectingdecoy_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 10:47:42 -0700 (PDT)
I have my SCM setup as a client as well, so that it
can access the files at the mount point
/coda/pa-wb-001.public/storage/  Don't know why the
files were not propagating.  I rebooted the server,
and restarted venus, and found that the 25 megs worth
of files were no longer there, however the files that
I created from one of my clients did show up.  Seems
to be working now. I copied the 25 megs again, and it
seems to be showing up on all the clients including
the scm.

-RD


--- Phil Nelson <phil_at_cs.wwu.edu> wrote:

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> On Thursday 23 September 2004 09:13 am, redirecting
> decoy wrote:
> > I just put about 25 megs worth of files (from the
> > scm), into the storage volume.  My problem is that
> > none of the clients see these files.  However, if
> I
> > were to go to one client and create a file, then
> look
> > at the other clients, the file shows up.  But it
> does
> > not show up on the SCM.  Anyone have any idea why
> this
> > is so ?
> 
> Only clients add files to a coda file system.  If
> you are just putting the 
> files in /vicepa on your SCM directly, the server
> ignores those files.  If 
> you were running a client on the SCM and used the
> client on the SCM to put 
> the files in coda, the other clients should see
> them.
> 
> Only files placed in /vicepa (or what ever the
> directory) by the server will 
> be visible by any clients.
> 
> The server creates volumes, but you are "talking"
> directly to the server to 
> get it to create the volumes. 
> 
> The only exception I know of to the rule that "only
> clinets add files" is for 
> the backup and restore software that runs on the
> server machines.   But 
> again, the process interacts with the coda server to
> get the job done.
> 
> - --Phil
> 
> - -- 
> Phil Nelson                       NetBSD:
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Received on 2004-09-23 14:18:17