L.S. Keijser wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-12-21 at 11:21 -0500, Eric Renfro wrote:
>> I'm trying to resolve a current problem I have setting up a pair of LVS
>> load balancing servers using heartbeat and ldirector under Gentoo.
>> I am using heartbeat 2.0.8 on two servers and the heartbeat and
>> ldirector setup is not very extensive but should be working better than
>> it is. I will provide complete configurations, minus IP's themselves,
>> but to explain the problem up front, the issues I'm having is rather
>> Our servers are named simply, network1, and network2, which I will use
>> to explain the issue.
>> How I am discovering these issues is when I shut down either network1 or
>> network2's heartbeat process, it successfully releases the IP and passes
>> it on to the other to take over. It does this rather quickly as
>> expected, however, when it brings up ldirector, that is when the
>> problems begin. We have two clusters of three webservers each, on both
>> http and https ports. On network1, it immediately brings up the first
>> cluster that was setup with all three RIP nodes active but inaccessible.
>> All the others are weighted to 0 under a weighted-based setup, otherwise
>> they are non-existent and going to the fallback server RIP initially.
>> For about 5-10 minutes the replaced heartbeat+ldirector server has heavy
>> CPU load with ksoftirq/0 and ksoftirq/1 being the culprits of the active
>> CPU load, atop confirms this by having 3 irq's showing at 200%, 100%,
>> and 100%, last 5-10 minutes.
> Just an idea, but why don't you run ldirectord on both network1 and 2?
> That way the LVS table will already set up when the failover occurs. If
> you run the sync daemons as well, chances are that nobody will notice a
That is exactly what I am doing. ldirector and heartbeat are running on
both network1 and network2.
Heartbeat just decides whether and when to take over the VIP's when the
other node stops responding.
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