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The Venus kernel interface

Peter J. Braam

v1.2, Mar 18, 1998

This document describes the communication between Venus and kernel level file system code needed for the operation of the Coda filesystem. This version document is meant to describe the current interface (version 1.0) as well as improvements we envisage.

1. Introduction

2. Servicing Coda filesystem calls

3. The message layer

4. The interface at the call level

5. The minicache and downcalls

6. Initialization and cleanup

7. Inode numbers

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