hm at seneca
Jun 22, 1998, 1:37 PM
Post #11 of 11
On Mon, Jun 22, 1998 at 11:55:17AM +0430, root wrote:
> Dear Hilz,
> I have read Linux HA HOWTO, but if in all of multiple HB pathes there is a
> problem then neither backup nor primary detect what is wrong.
Right. This is described in what is currently chapter 8.4 of the HA HOWTO
"If heartbeats are no longer received from a node, a
timeout counter starts, and after a number of heartbeat packets missing, a
failure of this node is assumed. " and 8.6 "Set up a "host ping file" on
each node, ".
Hope this helps.
> On Sun, 21 Jun 1998, Harald Milz wrote:
> > root (root [at] yekta) wrote:
> > > In almost HA systems, there is a heartbit mechanism to detect failure
> > > of the primary server. If backup server does not receive heartbit, it
> > > supposes that primary server is faulty, But it is possible that its
> > > own network interface be faulty! It is seem that we need another to judge
> > > about their fault, is it seem?
> > Please read the Linux HA HOWTO about multiple HB paths. You're right but
> > this has been invented before.
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