[Linux-HA] Re: [Linux-ha-dev] watchdog bug
Holger.Kiehl at dwd.de
Mon Mar 15 08:11:02 MST 2004
On Mon, 15 Mar 2004, Alan Robertson wrote:
> At first glance, it looks like 1.2.0 et al have watchdog directive bugs in
> Shutting down heartbeat gracefully *does* result in the machine rebooting when
> watchdog is enabled.
> This is with a softdog driver which (on reading the source) looks right to me,
> and IMHO, shouldn't be shutting us down, if we're doing the RightThing in
> I suspect we're either not handling the device close quite right, or we're not
> closing file descriptors in child processes.
With linux watchdog you must send a 'V' when you want to close a watchdog
gracefully. At least that was when I looked at it a year or two ago.
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