Clustering with FreeBSD

Gabriel Ambuehl gabriel_ambuehl at
Tue Feb 10 08:08:08 PST 2004

Hello Andy,

Tuesday, February 10, 2004, 1:19:50 PM, you wrote:
> What FREP does (at the moment only in the lab) is to syncronize
> access to directories and replicate the changes done by the nodes.
> The idea is to be able to have a 2-3 nodes running mail servers with
> the spool directories replicated (locking is on the file basis).  A
> load balancer goes on the front and with this you have a scalabale
> Mail server that is fault resiliant.

Is FREP avalaible somewhere? I'd love to bang on it. Remote Raw
Devices would be cool, but if there's an easy way to sync individual
files, that would do a good job too.

How does FREP figure out what files need to be synced (walking the
tree isn't exactly fast for big servers...)?

Best regards,

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