ipvsadm version mismatch in debian

Roberto Nibali ratz at drugphish.ch
Sun Oct 17 20:55:40 BST 2004


Hi,

> Is your tool open source licensed? If so it would be nice to share it 
> with the rest of us.

Indeed it would but as I've written previously my company has a 
different view on this. I, you and the rest of the world have to live 
with it ;).

> I'd prefer a wrapper script which automatically executes the right 
> binary depending on your running kernel version. It's a simple thing, 
> if I don't receive any further response from the Debian Maintainer of 
> ipvsadm (shameless plug: I opened the above bug report) I might just 
> write one myself and see if it gets accepted.

Something like this should easily solve the problem, no?

--- ipvsadm-orig        2004-10-17 21:46:12.000000000 +0200
+++ ipvsadm     2004-10-17 21:51:53.000000000 +0200
@@ -1,6 +1,30 @@
  #!/bin/sh

-IPVSADM="/sbin/ipvsadm"
+declare -ri EOK=0
+declare -ri ENOEXIST=1
+
+: ${KERNEL_VERSION:=$(uname -r)}
+IPVSADM="/sbin/ipvsadm-${KERNEL_VERSION:0:3}"
+
+case ${KERNEL_VERSION} in
+    2.2*)
+       :
+       ;;
+    2.4*)
+       :
+       ;;
+    2.6*)
+       :
+       ;;
+    *)
+       IPVSADM="/sbin/ipvsadm-${KERNEL_VERSION}"
+       ;;
+esac
+ 
        if [ ! -f "${IPVSADM}" ]; then
+       echo "${IPVSADM} does not exist"
+       exit ${ENOEXIST}
+fi
+
  IPVSADM_RULES="/etc/ipvsadm.rules"
  IPVSADM_CONFIG="/etc/default/ipvsadm"

@@ -30,7 +54,7 @@

  flush () {
      echo -n "Clearing the current IPVS table: "
-    ipvsadm -C
+    ${IPVSADM} -C
      echo "Done."
  }

@@ -94,10 +118,10 @@
         fi
         ;;
      status)
-       ipvsadm -L -n
+       ${IPVSADM} -L -n
         ;;
      rate)
-       ipvsadm -L --rate -n
+       ${IPVSADM} -L --rate -n
         ;;
      load)
         flush

Get the Debian maintainer for this package to fix at least the stuff 
I've fixed in this patch ;).

> I haven't encountered your problem yet. But since a few little/big 
> endian issues have been fixed in the last couple of days, I'm planning 
> to use an Ultra 5 to be a second director in a active-active
> configuration with a x86 machine. Both will be running Sarge, so I might
> also encounter your described problem.

Right, I could use some help. I don't have a lot of spare time for this 
right now.

Best regards,
Roberto Nibali, ratz
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