heartbeat integration with upstart

Monty Taylor monty at inaugust.com
Fri Oct 27 16:46:34 BST 2006

Cool. I'll start there.

Slightly unrelated, is there a doc somewhere (not the source) on the
stanzas that can be in event.d spec files?

On 10/27/06, Scott James Remnant <scott at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-10-25 at 11:22 -0700, Monty Taylor wrote:
> > So I do a lot of work with heartbeat for HA setups, and I as I started
> > poking around in upstart, it seems that there may be a good match
> > between the OCF resource management in Heartbeat v2 and the way
> > upstart manages resources. It seems like there is a good opportunity
> > for a nice integration to make HA Ubuntu systems fairly easy to deal
> > with - at least once things are using upstart and not just the sysv
> > compat layer. But I wanted to float the idea out there and see if
> > anyone else found it interesting.
> >
> > It's not as if this couldn't be accomplished by simple scripts that
> > just called start, stop and status on services. But since both systems
> > are event and dependency driven, it seems like a heartbeat plugin to
> > interface directly with upstart in some intelligent way could be cool.
> >
> I don't know much (actually, anything) about heartbeat, so don't really
> know how to suggest an interface.
> The most obvious starting point would be to link it with libupstart
> which would allow it to communicate with the init daemon.
> Scott
> --
> Scott James Remnant
> scott at ubuntu.com

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