[Linux-HA] Re: [Linux-ha-dev] watchdog bug
alanr at unix.sh
Mon Mar 15 08:58:17 MST 2004
Holger Kiehl wrote:
> 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.
We do that.
But, we have child processes that may have it open (but shouldn't). I'm
testing some improvements/changes right now. I'll let folks know how it goes.
Alan Robertson <alanr at unix.sh>
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