[Linux-HA] Problem with custom init script
misch at multinet.de
Wed Jan 14 13:14:55 MST 2009
Am Mittwoch, 14. Januar 2009 15:28:55 schrieb Andrew Beekhof:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 11:24, Michael Schwartzkopff <misch at multinet.de>
> > Hi,
> > We have a problem with a custom lsb init script. It starts some processes
> > in the bachground and return immideately with return code "0" (success).
> Then, to be blunt, its not suitable for clustering.
> You said its a custom script right? Why not fix it?
> > But the
> > proccess in the background need about 1 min to start, so the status call
> > results in "3 (error)" during that minute. After that everything works.
> > Stop procedure gives the same.
> Even worse!
> You can fudge around the startup case with start delay, even then you
> could contrive an example where you'll damage the cluster, but the
> stop case is a total recipe for disaster.
> > Any solution for this?
> In all seriousness, don't use it in this form.
> Have start and stop call the status function in a loop until the
> desired state is reached (and increase the timeouts).
> > Is it possible to check "status" only after 120 sek?
> > Is the status automatically checked after "start"?
thanks for your hints. That is what we did already: Wrote an improved script
and waited with starting and stopping. It seems to work a kind of.
Anyone a good RA script for DocumentShare from Xerox?
Dr. Michael Schwartzkopff
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