NetBSD disk backup over network
flz at xbsd.org
Tue Mar 7 13:57:26 UTC 2006
On Tue, 2006-03-07 at 14:43 +0100, Bernd Walter wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 07, 2006 at 07:17:20AM -0600, Sergey Babkin wrote:
> > >From: Ashley Moran <work at ashleymoran.me.uk>
> > >I just saw this slashdotted article:
> > >http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200603/dermouse.html
> > >
> > >Just to satisfy my curiosity, is it the sort of thing that can be implemented
> > >as a GEOM layer? The idea is bloody clever but sounds like a bit of a hack
> > >right now.
> > Well, I've been running around with this kind of idea for
> > around 10 years now. Never actually implemented it though.
> > I can't quite believe that encryption at full disk speeds
> > makes no noticeable CPU overhead.
> This sounds as nothing more than a mirror with one disk beeing a remote
> And this is not really a new idea - remote mirror has a long standing
> You can already configure these things with GEOM right now.
That's geom_gate (for the record).
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