[Linux-HA] Problem with STONITH and heartbeat 2

Andrew Beekhof beekhof at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 00:48:13 MDT 2005


On 10/18/05, Lars Marowsky-Bree <lmb at suse.de> wrote:
> On 2005-10-18T13:23:44, Alan Robertson <alanr at unix.sh> wrote:
>
> > The problem may be in the STONITH API.  I don't see a way to redirect
> > STONITH messages to the right logging interface - so they may be going
> > to stdout/stderr and getting lost.
> >
> > The underlying plugin API provides this capability, but it isn't
> > exported through the STONITH API (or so it looks to me).
>
> Hmmm. That would need fixing ;-)
>
> And, what stonithd could do in any case is log when it branches into /
> returns from a plugin...

Well that and things like:
- how many nodes could have performed the action
- who (if anyone) tried but failed to perform the action

Right now we just see "failed" without any idea why and I have to dig
through CRM logs and try to infer what resources were active at the
time.

>
>
> Sincerely,
>     Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb at suse.de>
>
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