[Linux-HA] Force heartbeat standby ?

Lars Marowsky-Bree lmb at suse.de
Fri Mar 18 03:26:10 MST 2005

On 2005-03-18T10:26:08, Alexis Januskiewicz <ajanuskiewicz at protego.net> wrote:

> Hi everybody !
> For many reasons, I'd like to use heartbeat using only one ethernet card 
> and, moreover, not dedicated to heartbeat...
> For network failures, I use MON which has to force heartbeat standby 
> when link failure is detected. Unfortunately, if link is down, heartbeat 
>  believes that other node is dead and refuse to go standby. So my 
> question is : is there a way to force heartbeat to stop, even if second 
> node is not accessible ?

Yes; shutdown instead of standby. (/etc/init.d/heartbeat stop)

> PS : Is there any news about ipfail "respawning too fast" problem with 
> 2.6.1* kernel ? I really prefer to use IPFail than MON but that 
> absolutely doesn't work.

I think the gist was that IBM China could NOT reproduce this bug. I've
also not seen it here.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
    Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb at suse.de>

High Availability & Clustering
SUSE Labs, Research and Development
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH - A Novell Business

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