[erlang-questions] User-level heartbeat (was mnesia bug)

Jay Nelson jay@REDACTED
Thu Mar 13 04:21:08 CET 2008

Serge wrote:

 > The only solution is to follow a variation of Uffe's advise (*) on
 > recovering mnesia from a partitioned network - run the NodeC node  
 > {dist_auto_connect, once} and upon detecting a nodedown event on  
 > enabling user-level heartbeat, and upon receiving a response from  
 > or NodeB restart NodeC.

What exactly are you referring to when you say "user-level  
heartbeat"?  Is this an application you rolled yourself for pinging  
with UDP packets, or is there some option for turning on and off the  
heartbeat process that comes with OTP?


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