[Linux-cluster] power controller is interal/loss of pwer prevents failover: any ideas

Ken Johnson busyadmin at gmail.com
Fri Sep 8 23:18:18 UTC 2006

On Fri, 8 Sep 2006 11:16:36 -0700, Rick Rodgers wrote:
> Does anyone know of a good solution to providing good failover
> for somthing like a Dell 1850? The issue here is that the power
> souce plug in the back provides power for both the internal power
> controller and the node itself. So if you pull the cord it will not
> failover because it can not Stonith the failed node (power controller is
> down also).

I've used the fence_ipmi and fence_drac agents for these systems successfully.

- Ken

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