[Pacemaker] no-quorum-policy

Andrew Beekhof beekhof at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 04:53:56 EST 2009

On Feb 9, 2009, at 10:49 AM, Romi Verma wrote:

> when set to suicide, it will only shoot itself and any other nodes  
> in its current partition - it wont try to shoot the nodes it can't  
> see.
> when set to "ignore" (or when it has quorum), it will shoot anyone  
> it can't see
> for any other value, it wont shoot anyone when it doesn't have quorum.
> Thanks for reply Andrew,
> i guess this suicide thing is not working correctly or may be i am  
> doing something wrong.
>   i have configured stonith suicide in two nodes cluster and set the  
> no-quorum-policy to "suicide" .  so ideally after coming in spilit  
> brain situation both node should commit suicide. but it is not  
> happening. is it a bug.

this feature was fixed after 1.0.1 came out.
and unfortunately i'm not quite ready to release 1.0.2 :-(

> so just to double check,  in two nodes cluster if we want to stonith  
> other node , we should keep no-quourm-policy to ignore so that it  
> can shoot other node in split brain situation. right??

correct - and either tell the cluster software not to start by  
default, or use stonith-action=poweroff

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