device carp / freebsd-update

Gavin Atkinson gavin.atkinson at
Mon Aug 21 17:36:07 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-08-21 at 18:14 +0200, Andy Hilker wrote:
> Hi Max,
> You (Max Laier) wrote:
> > On Monday 21 August 2006 15:53, Andy Hilker wrote:
> > > we are currently migrating our hosts to 6.1-RELEASE with official
> > > binaries (from CD). This is because we want to make use of
> > > freebsd-update binary patches.
[ snip ]
> > As a fallback there is a userland implementaion of carp (google "ucarp"), 
> > but I am not sure what the status of that is or if it works with the 
> > in-kernel version.
> We tested it already. It seems to work fine with 2 ucarp nodes, but
> fyi ucarp and kernel carp does not work together (i did not found
> out why). So we will test the ucarp more deeply and maybe switch
> our carp system to ucarp :(

I don't suppose there's any chance you know if ucarp works with
6.1-RELEASE and IPv6?  This is the one thing stopping me moving my
machines to 6.1-RELEASE.

If you don't know, then you've given me yet another thing to add to my
todo list!


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