[Pacemaker] no-quorum-policy

Glory Smith xx2glory at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 03:50:36 EST 2009

On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 8:16 PM, Romi Verma <romi3rdfeb at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have one confusion .  pacemaker (configuration explained ) document  says
> that " if the cluster does not have quorum then the cluster cannot start
> resources or fence other nodes."   i understand that when no-quorum-policy
> is set to "stop"   then cluster will not be able to start it's existing
> resources  and when it is set to  "freeze" cluster will not be able to add
> and start new resources. but i dont know when it will not be able to "fence
> other nodes" .  i guess it should be when   no-quorum-policy is set to
> suicide.

As far as i know There is no "suicide"  no-quorum-policy. atleast document
you mentioned  does not talk about it . Please check it out again and keep
me posted . Thanks

> well if it is like this then in 2 nodes cluster,  when ever split brain
> situation will happen then a node will never  be able to reset other node as
> without quorum fencing can not happen.  only suicide can happen that means a
> node will reset itself in absence of quorum. am i right??
> Please let me know your view on this.
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