[ClusterLabs] Antw: Re: Watchdog & Reset

Ulrich Windl Ulrich.Windl at rz.uni-regensburg.de
Tue Sep 8 10:06:38 EDT 2015

>>> Jorge Fábregas <jorge.fabregas at gmail.com> schrieb am 08.09.2015 um 15:41
Nachricht <55EEE59E.6060602 at gmail.com>:
> On 09/08/2015 09:29 AM, Jorge Fábregas wrote:
>>  Who's feeding the watchdog timer?  What or where's the watchdog timer 
>> since there's none defined?  
> Arrgh.  It was kdump.  By doing "chkconfig boot.kdump off" and
> restarting then I got the expected behavior (permanent freeze without
> rebooting).
> When using SBD for STONITH, does it create any issues (HA-wise) having
> kdump enabled and SBD feeding a hardware timer on the other hand?

With SBD and real hardware we never had any problems regarding kdump. In old
times HP-UX with HP ServiceGuard tried to save multi-GB crash dumps (filling
the /var filesystem quickly and lengthening the reboot), however... ;-)

> Regards,
> Jorge
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