[Pacemaker] spilit brain situation

Andrew Beekhof beekhof at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 04:39:42 EST 2009

On Feb 6, 2009, at 10:29 AM, Romi Verma wrote:

> > i want the partition without quorum to reset the nodes instead of  
> killing .
> > is it possible.
> define the difference between reset node and kill node?
>  According to me  , killing a node means powering it off but  
> reseting a node means rebooting it.

This is controlled with the  stonith-action option

> but  dont you think in two nodes cluster if we get spilit brain  
> situation both node will try to stonith each other.

which is why two node clusters are good for demonstrations and thats  
about it.
there are some limited uses for them, but in general you need 3 nodes  
for a sane cluster.

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