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Re: carp and dead daemon

On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 1:06 PM, Emmanuel Dreyfus <> 
> Hello
> CARP is nice for load ballancing firewalls, but for servers, there is a
> small concern: if a daemon dies, the machine still answers ARP on the
> shared address, but it will refuse service requests.
> Is there an efficient way to automatically shutdown carp interfaces when
> a daemon dies or a TCP port quits the LISTEN state? I mean without
> polling the service. It seems kqueue can give the info, but is there a
> tool for using it?

Have you considered using something like pen (pkgsrc /net/pen) for
your services instead?

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