[Linux-HA] heartbeat 2.0.0, watchdog, RHEL 4
alanr at unix.sh
Fri Aug 19 09:35:50 MDT 2005
Poyner, Brandon wrote:
>>Thanks for the information. Actually, I thought that code
>>was no longer useful. I thought it would autoload the
>>softdog just from opening the device.
> RHEL uses udev by default, and by default /dev/watchdog doesn't exist at
> boot time. It kernel does attempt to load the module if /dev/watchdog
> exists with the correct major/minor and you open it. The problem in the
> init script is that it attempts an insmod which fails, and then it tries
> to find the minor in /proc/misc which it can't find, and then tries to
> mknod the device but due the previous error doesn't send mknod enough
>>This would be because for some reason heartbeat exited
>>prematurely. I would expect to find a core file somewhere...
> You are correct. Do you have any gdb commands you'd like me to run?
> Heartbeat 2.0.0 is no longer installed on this machine but I do have it
> on installed on a test box.
A stack traceback would be good.
> -rw------- 1 root root 41717760 Aug 17 11:50
> -rw------- 1 root root 40771584 Aug 17 12:08
>>I have no idea why it can't write to media pipe 1.
>>I think that's the unicast child process... I have no idea
>>why you're sending bcast and ucast to the same ethernet
>>adapter... Can you help me with this?
> Ignorance on my part, I was pretty sure that wasn't the right setup but
> I've been running like that for a long time under heartbeat 1.0.3. Are
> you saying I should pick one or the other? This is a dedicated ethernet
> card for the heartbeat.
There is no advantage to doing both. Sometimes these things are just of
no additional help, and sometimes they indicate some larger
misunderstanding. I was just checking.
>>What is at address 192.168.9.1? I assume it's the other node in the
Thanks for your help on this. Without help it's almost impossible to
fix problems remotely.
Alan Robertson <alanr at unix.sh>
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