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lmb at suse.de
Thu Jul 21 07:06:47 MDT 2005
On 2005-07-21T04:36:07, Alan Robertson <alanr at unix.sh> wrote:
> An ifdown is COMPLETELY different from a cable pull.
Yes. But with people hotplugging stuff in and out, something to test
> A _firewall rule_ would be the same.
No, it's not. A firewall rule for example doesn't change the link
status, which some NICs interpret differently - you'll get write/send
failures with that, but not with a fw rule. (Which is evaluated later.)
But yes, testing how heartbeat handles error replies ("admin
prohibited") when someone sets up a firewall to reject UDP traffic is
Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb at suse.de>
High Availability & Clustering
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