[Pacemaker] Upstart resources

Florian Haas florian at hastexo.com
Wed Feb 29 02:38:21 EST 2012

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 8:21 AM, Andrew Beekhof <andrew at beekhof.net> wrote:
> 2012/2/27 Ante Karamatić <ante.karamatic at canonical.com>:
>> On 27.02.2012 12:27, Florian Haas wrote:
>>> Alas, to the best of my knowledge the only way to change a specific
>>> job's respawn policy is by modifying its job definition. Likewise,
>>> that's the only way to enable or disable starting on system boot. So
>>> there is a way to overrule the package maintainer's default -- hacking
>>> the job definition.
>> I've explained '(no)respawn' in the other mail. Manual starting/stopping
>> is done by:
>> echo 'manual' >> /etc/init/${service}.override
>> That's all you need to forbid automatic starting or stopping the service.
> Not really appropriate for a cluster daemon to be doing though IMHO

Of course it wouldn't be the cluster daemon doing this but the admin,
but how is that so fundamentally worse
compared to doing, say "chkconfig mysql off"?

Having to keep a service from starting a daemon on boot is something
that is fairly standard in Pacemaker environments these days.


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