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Re: [Linux-cluster] Using a null modem for heartbeat with CS4?



Manilal K M wrote:
> On 03/04/06, Troels Arvin <troels arvin dk> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I would like to have to heartbeat channels between my cluster nodes: A
>> cross-over ethernet cable and a null modem cable.
>>
>> In the manual for Cluster Suite 3 (CS2), it's stated that a null modem
>> cable can be used for heartbeat.
>>
>> The manual for CS4 doesn't mention null modem cables. Isn't it possible to
>> use null modem cables for heartbeat in CS4?
> AFAIK, Null modems are not supported in CS4.
> 

If you're really desperate you could set up a serial PPP link between the two
machines and do the IP heartbeat over that.

Don't tell anyone I said that though ;-)


-- 

patrick


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