[Linux-ha-dev] Heartbeat version 0.4.8i
alanr at suse.com
Fri Nov 17 06:43:07 MST 2000
Beta version 0.4.8i of heartbeat is now on the web site. (did I forget to
announce version h?) Give it a shot and let me know how it works for you.
The only change over version 'h' is that the startup script has been made a
little more SuSE-friendly.
Folks, this is the release candidate for 0.4.9. Please give it a good
-- Alan Robertson
alanr at suse.com
+ Version 0.4.8g Beta series
+ Made media modules and authentication modules dynamically loadable.
+ Incorporated new ldirectord version
+ Added STONITH API library
+ Added STONITH option to heartbeat (stonith & stonith_node)
+ Added STONITH support for WTI RPS10 and Night/Ware RPC100S
+ Added heartbeat API code
+ Added late heartbeat warning for heartbeats that arrive later than
0.75 of deadtime (warntime option)
+ Added better protection against replay attacks
+ Added detection of and recovery from cluster partitions
+ Added ping node/membership/link type for tiebreaking. This will
be useful when implementing quorum on 2-node systems.
(not yet compatible with nice_failback(?))
+ Fixed byte-ordering problem related to output in findif.c.
There are probably more, related to input ;-)
+ More SuSE-compatibility changes thanks to Marius Tomaschewski
<mt at suse.de>
+ Removed the 8-alias limitation from the IPaddr resource script.
+ Added two new Stonith modules (thanks to Eric Ayers)
+ Fetch broadcast IP from kernel calls instead of output of ifconfig in
+ Accept multiple arguments for resource scripts
+ Added Raid1 and Filesystem resource scripts
+ Split into 3 rpms - heartbeat, heartbeat-stonith heartbeat-ldirectord
+ Added -M (don't manage resources) flag to allow "observer" nodes
(doesn't yet work with nice_failback on other 2 nodes)
+ Fixed a bug which kept you from logging to both syslog and files
+ Fixed a bug where shutdown stopped giving out heartbeats before the
resources were taken over.
+ Added a group for heartbeat API clients and changed modes of things
+ Moved several files, etc. from /var/run to /var/lib/heartbeat
+ Baytech Stonith code now retries failed login sequences
+ Set close-on-exec bit in watchdog open code...
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