Can carp(4) run daemons or scripts?

Patrick Lamaiziere patfbsd at
Tue Aug 23 15:39:46 UTC 2011

Le Tue, 23 Aug 2011 17:50:43 +0400,
Pavel Timofeev <timp87 at> a écrit :


> Can carp(4) run daemons or scripts when backup server come into the
> work? As I know ucarp and heartbeat can do this.

No, carp only works at the interface level. In ports you will find
ifstated(8) (from OpenBSD). It can react to a change on an
interface and run tests.

Also may be with devd, but imo ifstated will do the trick.


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