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

Satomi TANIGUCHI taniguchis at intellilink.co.jp
Thu Oct 16 02:44:21 EDT 2008

Hi Lars,

Lars Marowsky-Bree wrote:
> 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?
Perhaps I have the same opinion with you.
I would like to confirm what "shutting down before fencing" means.
In the end, DC will never be STONITH'ed because it should become non-DC
before the operation?

> This discussion belongs with pacemaker though, not the linux-ha-dev
> list.
You're right.
Thanks a lot for your redirection.


> Regards,
>     Lars

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