[Pacemaker] Re: Problems when DC node is STONITH'ed.

Lars Marowsky-Bree lmb at suse.de
Tue Oct 14 11:20:24 EDT 2008

On 2008-10-14T15:13:07, Dejan Muhamedagic <dejanmm at fastmail.fm> wrote:

> > I found that there are 2 problems when DC node is STONITH'ed.
> > (1) STONITH operation is executed two times.
> This has been discussed at length in bugzilla, see
> http://developerbugs.linux-foundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1904
> which was resolved with WONTFIX. In short, it was deemed to risky
> to implement a remedy for this problem.  Of course, if you think
> you can add more to the discussion, please go ahead.

As part of shutting down before fencing, Pacemaker could consider
electing a new DC first (if a not-shutting-down node remains). Removing
nodes which are shutting down or "dirty" from the election should not be
too difficult?

This discussion belongs with pacemaker though, not the linux-ha-dev


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