[Linux-ha-dev] implement UUID as node ID
gshi at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Thu Jun 24 12:11:19 MDT 2004
At 06:50 PM 6/24/2004 +0200, you wrote:
> Guochun Shi <gshi at ncsa.uiuc.edu> said:
>> on local cluster, I guess I don't have to worry about global node
>> name clash right now :)
>> >There is a special case for SSI clusters which I'd like to bring up, but
>> >only after we have established concensus on this one ;-)
>> go ahead
>It's that the _adminstrative name_ we use internally may not always
>match the result of uname -n / hostname.
>In an OpenSSI cluster for example - where they might be running CRM on
>top of their own messaging to manage resource distribution across the
>physical nodes -, or for the scenario where we need to set the hostname
>to circumvent a silly licensing scheme in some software.
>So, the adminstrative name we use must be possible to be set via a
>configuration file directive, too. Right now, heartbeat uses the
>/etc/ha.d/nodename file to contain this name, which is fine, it's just
>something we need to keep in mind everywhere and not stray and use uname
>directly somewhere else...
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