Subject: Re: [Linux-HA] Integrating OCF framework w/ (Net|Free)BSD rc.d
To: General Linux-HA mailing list <>
From: Alan Robertson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/18/2006 21:28:51
Brian A. Seklecki wrote:
> What is OCF? The extensions required to make any RC script register a 
> system service as a Cluster Resource in the Linux-HA infrastructure.
> For those of you unfamiliar with OCF, please refer to the draft standard 
> at: 
> Fortunately, our rc.d system infrastructure is sufficiently extensible 
> in nature to easily mitigate the need for duplicate OCF script coding 
> efforts by Port maintainers.  Existing in-tree and Ports-provided rc.d/ 
> compliant scripts can be extended with very little effort.

OK.  You don't have to write OCF scripts if you don't want to.  BUT, for 
R2, you really do want something equivalent to "status" operations.  Is 
that available in *BSD rc.d scripts?

     Alan Robertson <>

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