VERITAS Cluster Server (VCS) ha commands appear to hang. (e.g. hastatus, hagrp, hasys, hares, etc.)
When node is awaiting GAB seed membership, most ha commands will hang. These commands should not work in this case, but it would be more intuitive to give an error message, instead of just hanging.
For example, if VCS started with this:
VCS: starting on: csthor3 VCS: waiting for configuration status VCS: local configuration valid VCS: registering for cluster membership GAB: Port h registration waiting for seed port membership VCS: waiting for cluster membership
at that time, had is running, and all ha commands appear to hang. Doing a truss on a ha command (e.g. hastatus) ends in this: