On Tue, Dec 30, 2003 at 02:01:49PM +1000, anubis wrote: > Linux has a thing called drbd which is a block device that allows the > duplication of data across a network. The system writes to the local disk > first then the remote disk keeping them in sync. > > Is there an equivalent in FreeBSD or is there one planned or is there another > way of going about things that gives similar results.
GEOM Gate by Pawel Dawidek is what you want. I don't think it's in the tree yet, but patches are available. See: http://freebsd.rambler.ru/bsdmail/freebsd-hackers_2003/msg04335.html http://garage.freebsd.pl/geom_gate.tbz Note that this is experimental code so don't entrust anything valuable to it. Cheers, Matthew -- Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks Savill Way PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Marlow Tel: +44 1628 476614 Bucks., SL7 1TH UK
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