BDsync: Block Device sync

Karl O. Pinc kop at
Wed Jun 27 07:48:30 MDT 2012

On 06/27/2012 06:51:29 AM, Rolf Fokkens wrote:

> After having wrestled with rsync and several patches I found a
> solution to
> synchronize block devices: BDsync.
> Bdsync can be used to synchronize block devices over a network. It
> generates
> a "binary diff" in an efficient way by comparing  MD5 checksums of 
> 32k
> blocks of block devices. This binary diff can be applied to
> "destination"
> after which  the local blockdevices are synchronized.

> Interrested people can download the sources from:

I'm curious.  Why would use use bdsync instead of drdb?

Karl <kop at>
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