[Linux-HA] HP ProLiant DL 385 vs external/riloe
florian.haas at linbit.com
Wed Dec 1 02:44:12 MST 2010
On 2010-11-30 17:42, Boszormenyi Zoltan wrote:
> 2010-11-30 15:31 keltezéssel, Florian Haas írta:
>> On 2010-11-30 14:59, Boszormenyi Zoltan wrote:
>>> this e-mail is meant as a help for those fighting with
>>> RILOE II devices and Linux-HA.
>>> I just had to setup Linux-HA on two HP DL385 machines,
>>> CentOS 5.5, stock heartbeat 2.1.3 binaries provided by the
>>> distribution. The owners of the machines told us that
>>> they use RILOE II devices, but the "external/riloe" stonith
>>> resource didn't want to work, "returned 256" was reported
>>> by "stonith -t external/riloe ... status". Neither the old script
>>> provided by heartbeat-2.1.3 nor the newest one found at
>>> worked, both timed out.
>>> Two days of reading mail archives later and trying out several
>>> offered solutions, nothing helped.
>>> Then the real solution came as an idea or rather suspicion:
>>> could it be that HP switched to the industry-standard from
>>> their own homegrown solution?
>>> THE ANSWER IS YES. LATEST RILOE II DEVICES USE IPMI.
>>> If you want to use external/ipmi, you only need to modify it
>>> a little, though. Instead of "-I lan", you have to use "-I lanplus".
>> No need to modify any code. Just set the "interface" parameter correctly.
>> And of course, don't use Heartbeat 2.1.3. Use 3.0.3 with Pacemaker and
> If you have to use stock distro binaries (for CentOS 5.5, it's
... and you really shouldn't be doing this, as it's bordering on
irresponsible. Andrew makes RHEL/CentOS 5 Heartbeat/Glue/Pacemaker
builds available on the clusterlabs.org website for free, and we offer
them commercially supported. There is really no reason for anyone to be
using 2.1.3 in production anymore.
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