[Linux-HA] STONITH smart-ups 1500I

Alan Robertson alanr at unix.sh
Mon Oct 10 20:13:41 MDT 2005

Etienne van Tonder wrote:
> Ok I've looked into this a bit further.
> apcupsd creates a lock file in /var/lock to indicate that it is using the
> device. Stonith must check to see if the device is locked.
> Is it safe for both stonith/apcupsd to use the port at the same time?
> If so I could tell apcupsd to create it's lock file in a different location
> to try and overcome the problem.

No.  The two uses are mutually incompatible.

Each application is sure it owns the device :-)

     Alan Robertson <alanr at unix.sh>

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