Heartbeat version 0.4.9.1 released
Fri, 23 Nov 2001 10:49:03 -0700
We are proud to announce the latest stable release of the Linux-HA heartbeat
package - version 0.4.9.1. It is intended to be a small, safe increment
over the previous stable release 0.4.9.
The big changes over the 0.4.9 stable version are:
+ Proper recovery from cluster partitioning
+ Real time performance improvements
+ Made the IP address takeover code compatible with more switches and
The detailed change log is below:
+ Fixes to the restart after shutdown for cluster partitioning (really!)
+ The Famous CLK_TCK compile time fixes (really!)
+ Changed the code which makes FIFOs to not try and make the FIFOs for
named clients, and several other minor API client changes.
+ Fixed a fairly rare client API bug where it would shut down the
client for no apparent reason.
+ Added stonith plugins for: apcmaster, apcmastersnmp switches, and ssh
module (for test environments only)
+ Added support for the Baytech RPC-3 switch into baytech module
+ Fixes to APC UPS plugin
+ Got rid of "control_process: NULL message" message
+ Got rid of the "controlfifo2msg: cannot create message" message
+ Added -h option to give usage message for stonith command...
+ Changed where usage messages go depending on exit status from usage().
+ Made some more functions static.
+ Small, but significant Real-time performance improvement changes
+ Updated the faqntips document
+ Added a feature to heartbeat.h so that log messages get checked as
printf-style messages on GNU C compilers
+ Changed several log messages to have the right parameters (discovered
as a result of the change above)
+ Changed send_arp code to send out both ARP requests and responses
-- Alan Robertson