On Wed, Jun 04, 2014 at 11:13:45AM +0800, WANG Chao wrote:
> > if [ $_ret -ne 0 ]; then
> > + echo "ssh failed after multiple tries"
> > echo "Could not create $DUMP_TARGET:$SAVE_PATH, you probably need to
run \"kdumpctl propagate\"" >&2
> Hold on. So assume that network is up but keys are not propagated or keys
> are not valid, we will still keep on retyring? That does not sound right.
> We need to retry only if network interface is not up. If ssh fails because
> of no keys or wrong keys, then we should not retry.
I'm not sure how can we do this, the return code from ssh is always 255
in any case of failure, ie. wrong key, no key, network issue.
Hey from DUMP_TARGET, can't we figure out which local network interface
it is routed through and then check the status of that network interface?