[Linux-HA] stop heartbeat on remote node
av at nethead.de
Sat Aug 14 03:52:47 MDT 2004
Alan Robertson wrote:
> duverger wrote:
>> Is there anyway to stop heartbeat on a remote node using hb_api (special
>> message ...) through serial device or something else ?
>> The problem is that my node has to detect if the other node is in a
>> blackout situation (NIC out of order) and to take the decision to stop
>> heartbeat on the remote to retrieve its resources. I don't want to take
>> the decision localy since it's impossible to know who is in fault.
> If you have redundant communications, you can use ipfail for this.
> It will do pretty much what you want I think...
> See http://linuxha.trick.ca/ipfail for more info...
Isnt that already available in the standard distribution? And besides
that, ipfails watches an external ip address instead detecting if a
local interface went down. Thats a big difference.
So, is there any way to detect an (ethernet) interface failure
and then trigger the HA to another box?
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