[systemd-devel] [IDEA] systemd as basis for HA clusters

Jan Engelhardt jengelh at inai.de
Thu Jul 25 12:59:00 PDT 2013

On Thursday 2013-07-25 18:52, Lennart Poettering wrote:
>On Sun, 21.07.13 06:36, Jan Engelhardt (jengelh at inai.de) wrote:
>> >
>> >I was wondering how much systemd could add to current high
>> >availability cluster setups.
>> >[...]
>> >Does this idea even make sense? Is it too "one systemd to rule them all"?
>> If it means we can principally get rid of the OCF scripts (they are as 
>> ugly as sysvinit scripts). However, as always, the "systemd is going to 
>> be even fatter" argument might come up again if it enlarges 
>> /usr/lib/systemd/systemd.
>Could you elaborate on what "OCF scripts" precisely are and do?

LSB-like scripts; they implement "start", "stop" and a handful of other 
actions. Introductory reading material at 
http://linux-ha.org/wiki/OCF_Resource_Agents .

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