File system replication between servers

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Sat Sep 4 19:46:03 PDT 2004

In the last episode (Sep 04), Marc G. Fournier said:
> On Sat, 4 Sep 2004, Dan Nelson wrote:
> > You could even do it without shared storage if you use geom_gate
> > and geom_{mirror,vinum,ccd} to keep two identical disks on each
> > machine in sync. When the master crashes and comes back up as a
> > slave, the mirror code will update its disks.
> what is geom_gate?  checked 'man geom_gate' on my 5.x machine, and
> nothing shows up ...

The geom layer is not very well-documented, but geom_gate's manpages
are at ggatec, ggated, and ggatel.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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