Re: [lvs-users] Problem after power outage

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] Problem after power outage
From: "Nicklas Bondesson" <nicklas.bondesson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 11:34:21 +0100
> > I also noticed that it was only the vrrp instances (vips) 
> bound to a 
> > certain nic that transitioned to master on the backup node. 
> Could it 
> > be a buggy driver or faulty hw? The nic is an onboard via velocity 
> > gigabit card. We have three nics in each firewall and the 
> other two are Intel cards.
> Ah. It could well be that something in the power outage - a 
> spike or surge - has caused a NIC to fail. Can you try it on 
> a different adapter?
> Graeme

If this is a hw failure then it's really strange it only affects LVS (when
garp'ing) and nothing else. Don't you think?

We cannot change only the nic since it's integrated on the motherboard. 

What if this is not hw related, what else could be the culprit?


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