[Pacemaker] trying to set up sbd stonith

Dejan Muhamedagic dejanmm at fastmail.fm
Thu Feb 25 09:49:24 EST 2010


On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 02:48:27PM +0100, Sander van Vugt wrote:
> Hi,
> > 
> > > The problem with my drac5 STONITH resource, is that actually it is
> > > talking to a drac6.
> > 
> > It could be that we need another plugin for that one?
> Yes, one should almost think so. That's why I think the SBD STONITH
> plugin is a _huge_ step forward. :-)

It is.

> It just doesn't look doable to
> write a new plugin whenever a vendor decides to come out with another
> latest and greatest version of his solution.

Right, not to mention all the subtle differences that creep in
with firmware updates. Still, not everybody has shared storage.
sbd has some weaknesses, for instance there is no real fencing
confirmation and the target host must still be sane enough to
commit suicide.



> -Sander
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