[Linux-ha-dev] [PATCH] IPaddr2: support IPoIB gratuitous arps
lmb at suse.de
Mon Oct 27 04:10:44 MDT 2008
On 2008-10-27T12:41:53, Anibal Monsalve Salazar <anibal at sgi.com> wrote:
> IPaddr2: support IPoIB gratuitous arps
> This patch allows the configuration of a heartbeat based NFS export of
> CXFS clients on a cluster using NFS/IPoIB.
> It sends gratuitous arps usin IPoIB by using ipoibarping instead of
> send_arp, which relies on libnet and doesn't know IB.
Thank you! Merged.
> @@ -622,6 +645,9 @@
> : no need to run send_arp on loopback
> + ib*)
> + run_send_ib_arp
> + ;;
This is the only thing which worries me a bit though; the name of the
interface on Linux is basically random (admins can rename them as they
see fit), so this detection relies on an unstable handle.
Is that also encap:ethernet in ifconfig? Could we auto-detect this
Thanks a lot,
Teamlead Kernel, SuSE Labs, Research and Development
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nürnberg)
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