[Pacemaker] adding a third node for quorum without running resource?

Andrew Beekhof andrew at beekhof.net
Mon Apr 18 03:05:21 EDT 2011

On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 9:54 PM, Jelle de Jong
<jelledejong at powercraft.nl> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I have been trying to get a third node running in my corosync with
> pacemaker setup under Debian stable to act as quorum node. The third
> node server can not run any of the resources and is mostly used to
> detect network failures and prevent drbd split-brain situation when
> there are network issues.
> I added the third node, but since it can not run drbd the crm drbd
> monitors systems in my crm configuration will break. (it's expecting
> third drbd machine)
> How should I change my configuration[1] so it understands that it can
> not run resources on the third node (machine ebony) but should use it
> for quorum only?

node thirdnode \
        attributes standby="on"

> [1] http://pastebin.com/wYjqpDvk
> I tried changing the corosync.conf and commented out the service
> section, but now pacemaker does not detect the third node at all, and
> tests show it is also is not used for quorum.
> Thanks in advance,
> Kind regards,
> Jelle de Jong
> _______________________________________________
> Pacemaker mailing list: Pacemaker at oss.clusterlabs.org
> http://oss.clusterlabs.org/mailman/listinfo/pacemaker
> Project Home: http://www.clusterlabs.org
> Getting started: http://www.clusterlabs.org/doc/Cluster_from_Scratch.pdf
> Bugs: http://developerbugs.linux-foundation.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=Pacemaker

More information about the Pacemaker mailing list