[Linux-HA] heartbeat with postgresql

Serge Dubrouski sergeyfd at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 12:49:14 MDT 2010

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 12:41 PM, Dimitri Maziuk <dmaziuk at bmrb.wisc.edu> wrote:
> Serge Dubrouski wrote:
>> I see you could do it and now you are going to use Pacemaker "all the
>> time in the future". Than I see no reason why other can't do it as
>> well taking into account that Heartbeat v1 almost not supported and
>> definitely has no future unless somebody will decide to fork it out of
>> the current project and start a new one independent of Pacemaker.
> I have to say, if it takes "less than a week" to set up a cluster when
> you already know how to do it... I suspect it'll take me "less than a
> week" to have a working clone of heartbeat v1 -- and that's without
> doing any programming. I mean, how hard can it be to have set up mon to
> ping the other node and fire up a few scripts when it stops responding.
> Let's face it: a 2-node active/passive cluster on xover (or serial)
> cable can only really guard against hardware failure. In which case 99%
> of the time you don't need to care about split brain and everything that
> comes with that.

Ok. Please let's stop this useless holywar and try to help to solve
the original problem: why PostgreSQL doesn't want to start on
Heartbeat v1. I personally have no idea since I've never used
Heartbeat v1 and not going to.

> Dima
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> Dimitri Maziuk
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Serge Dubrouski.

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