[Linux-HA] No local heartbeat. Forcing restart

Lars Marowsky-Bree lmb at suse.de
Mon Oct 22 05:32:32 MDT 2007

On 2007-10-17T16:24:03, Bernd Schubert <bs at q-leap.de> wrote:

> I really think this "No local heartbeat. Forcing restart" is just ridiculous. 
> Either the system is dead and then it also can't restart itself or the the 
> system is in operating state, but then it also doesn't need to reset itself.
> So far I haven't seen this issue here with heartbeat2, but in my former group 
> we had to set heartbeat1 timeouts to 4 min (!) due to the useless 
> self-resetting. The system was working perfectly, local shell and other 
> daemons were working without a problem, only heartbeat thought it had to shut 
> itself.
> Usually this happend after a reboot of the other failover system when it did 
> drbd resyncing, but as I said, this was only an issue with heartbeat.

Then the system was _not_ working well, but the scheduling latency of
the heartbeat process too high. Sorry. Kernel bug.


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