[Linux-HA] Death of my servers!
lmb at suse.de
Fri Mar 12 13:53:10 MST 2004
Chris Friesen <cfriesen at nortelnetworks.com> said:
> We actually modified syslog to do all the file writes from a child, with
> a queue between the parent and child. This way the parent never blocks.
> The downside is that you could potentially drop messages if the child
> blocks for too long.
We are working on this for heartbeat too, double-buffering the log
messages in a ring buffer. Should be straightforward, we use our own
logging library anyway...
Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb at suse.de>
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