Re: [lvs-users] ipvsadm stop-daemon command

To: "Ryan O'Hara" <rohara@xxxxxxxxxx>, lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [lvs-users] ipvsadm stop-daemon command
From: "Ryan O'Hara" <rohara@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 10:08:49 -0500
On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 07:40:19AM +0900, Simon Horman wrote:
> Hi Ryan,
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 04:12:12PM -0500, Ryan O'Hara wrote:
> > 
> > What is the purpose of passing a state parameter (backup or master) to
> > the ipvsadm stop-daemon command? I fully understand why a state
> > parameter is desirable for the start-daemon command, but I can't think
> > of why stop-daemon would need this information. Is there more going on
> > that simply stopping the sync daemon?
> It is possible to have both the master and backup daemon running at the
> same time and the purpose of the state parameter to the stop-daemon command
> is to allow them to be stopped individually.

That would explain it. I did not realize that a machine could run both
master and backup sync daemons.

> > There is no description of the stop-daemon command in the ipvsadm(8)
> > man page. Furthermore, it appears there is some inconsistencies in the
> > man page with respect to the required state parameter.
> It seems that the documentation predates the ability to have more than
> one daemon running on a load balancer. Does the following text make
> things clearer?

I understand. Thank you.


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