[Pacemaker] clmvd hangs on node1 if node2 is fenced

Tim Serong tserong at novell.com
Fri Aug 27 01:23:46 EDT 2010

On 8/27/2010 at 01:49 PM, Michael Smith <msmith at cbnco.com> wrote: 
> On Thu, 26 Aug 2010, Tim Serong wrote: 
> > > Aug 26 18:31:51 xen-test1 cluster-dlm[8870]: fence_node_time: Node  
> > > 236655788/xen-test2 has not been shot yet  
> > Do you have STONITH configured?  Note that it says "xen-test2 has not 
> > been shot yet" and "clvmd ... not fenced".  It's just going to sit there 
> > until the down node is successfully fenced - this is intentional, as it's 
> > not safe to keep running until you *know* the dead node is dead. 
> For me, so far, STONITH is more like SMITF (shoot myself in the foot).  
> Once I figure out how to make the cluster less fragile I will probably  
> turn on iLO or SBD stonith, but for now I have stonith-enabled="false" in  
> my CIB. Is there a way to make clvmd/dlm respect it? 

No.  At least, I don't think so, and/or I hope not :)

You might try using the meatware STONITH plugin (there's a note about this
in http://www.clusterlabs.org/doc/crm_fencing.html).



Tim Serong <tserong at novell.com>
Senior Clustering Engineer, OPS Engineering, Novell Inc.

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