[Linux-HA] heartbeat over ethernet with ipfail question
alanr at unix.sh
Tue Mar 15 09:40:17 MST 2005
R.Schramp at telecom.tno.nl wrote:
> Hello All,
> I have a heartbeat HA cluster built up off two PC's. Each is equiped
> with 2 Eth nics, with IPMI support (for stonith) (Sunfire V65)
> On the nics i have configured ethernet bonding and connected both to two
> different ethernet switches.
> When both ethernet switches are down, clearly both nodes can't see each
> other, but also stonith won't work. This will lead to both nodes
> becomming master :(.
This should NOT happen.
If the STONITH is failing, it should retry until it succeeds.
If the STONITH module lies and returns success when it's failed, that would
be bad - and it would cause this behavior.
But, other than this, it shouldn't happen at all.
What version of heartbeat are you using?
Alan Robertson <alanr at unix.sh>
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