[Pacemaker] clvmd could not connect to cluster manager

Andrew Beekhof andrew at beekhof.net
Wed Feb 10 06:50:01 EST 2010

On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 9:12 PM, Sander van Vugt
<sander.van.vugt at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 20:48 +0100, Sander van Vugt wrote:
>> Hi,
>> After it has been working for a while, the cluster I've installed to
>> create a Xen HA solution, dropped dead on the floor a few days ago. I
>> completely stripped it, deciding to build it up from scratch (based on
>> the xml files I've saved of course), but when rebuilding it, I can't get
>> the clvmd process to work anymore, it refuses to start with a message
>> "clvm could not connect to cluster manager", see attached
>> partial /var/log/messages, at the end it says what happens. I've also
>> included relevant configuration files; cluster.xml is the result of
>> cibadmin -Q > cluster.xml, then there are the config files for openais
>> and lvm also.
>> Basically, there's only a few resources configured so far:
>> - null-stonith, just to make the SW happy.
>> - dlm
>> - clvm
>> (Don't want to go any further before I get clmv working)
>> I'd greatly appreciate any help I can get on this one.
> One addition: I'm running all this on SLES11, completely patched today.

I guess file a support incident with Novell... I'm not at all familiar
with cLVM or what they did to make it compatible with Pacemaker.
Perhaps Lars or Dejan can comment.

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