new CARP implementation
glebius at FreeBSD.org
Fri Oct 14 18:02:07 UTC 2011
On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 07:43:33PM +0200, Andre Oppermann wrote:
A> On 13.10.2011 18:02, Gleb Smirnoff wrote:
A> > Hello networkers,
A> > I've updated patch& README here:
A> > http://people.freebsd.org/~glebius/newcarp/
A> > Going to commit it to head/ soon. Then I'd like to make
A> > a run through carp-related PRs, update documentation, settle
A> > things a bit... and then make more hacking to restore the
A> > arpbalance feature, as well as bring in ipbalance feature.
A> Excellent! Great work. Looks good.
A> One minor nit: Carp is directly enabled by specifying the vhid.
A> Would it be possible to introduce the keyword "carp" and "-carp"
A> to actually enable/disable an interface for carp?
We could add additional interface flag, but I don't see point in
enabling/disabling CARP per-interface.
btw, you can configure a VHID and don't attach any addresses
Totus tuus, Glebius.
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