[Pacemaker] System Health backend part

Andrew Beekhof andrew at beekhof.net
Tue Jun 2 10:46:55 EDT 2009

Do you think this should live in pacemaker or with the RAs?
I'm inclined to think the latter but am open to persuasion.

On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 1:26 AM, Mark Hamzy <hamzy at us.ibm.com> wrote:
> I would like to see a complete solution for system health shipped with
> pacemaker. Would you be opposed to including the backend parts that monitor
> system health into pacemaker such as daemons or command line programs?
> One of the ways to determine the health of a system is to listen to IPMI
> events. I took source code from http://ipmitool.sourceforge.net/ and
> modified it. src/ipmievd.c is a daemon which listens to IPMI events and
> writes out information about the event to syslog. I modified ipmievd to
> instead write the raw IPMI event information to a database. The database is
> part of the servicelog package (
> http://linux-diag.sourceforge.net/servicelog/ ). You can configure
> servicelog to run a program when a database entry matches certain criteria.
> This program then converts the IPMI event to a health color
> (red/yellow/green) and execs attrd_updater (ex: attrd_updater -n
> '#health-ipmi' -v 'yellow' ).
> There are two files which I would like to be included. Let's start with the
> easiest first.
> 1) notifyServicelogEvent.c
> This program is executed by servicelog when a database entry matches certain
> criteria. It is entirely self-contained.
> 2) src/ipmiservicelogd.c
> This program was copied from src/ipmievd.c. Instead of writing to syslog, it
> writes to servicelog. Unfortunately, ipmitools does not export its header
> files or libraries as part of a public interface and seperate RPM (like
> ipmitool-devel). Could we copy over enough files to compile
> ipmiservicelogd.c?
> Mark
> Common Information Model/Web-Based Enterprise Management at
> http://www.openpegasus.org/
> Take a look at the Linux Omni Printer Driver Framework at
> http://omniprint.sourceforge.net/
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