[Pacemaker] stonith/SBD question in the event of a lost node

Lars Marowsky-Bree lmb at suse.com
Tue Apr 3 06:09:10 EDT 2012

On 2012-04-02T11:01:31, mark - pacemaker list <m+pacemaker at nerdish.us> wrote:

> Debian's corosync/pacemaker scripts don't include a way to start SBD, you
> have to work up something on your own to get it started prior to corosync's
> startup (from testing SBD with RHEL I seem to recall that its scripts will
> start SBD for you, and that it has to be running before the other
> components start).  I'm simply starting it as:  /usr/sbin/sbd -d
> /dev/mapper/quorumdisk-sbd1 -W -D watch
> ... prior to corosync running.  Does that seem reasonable?

It's reasonable, but you've got to make sure that corosync doesn't get
started if this fails.

And, of course, I assume that that LV is not actually managed by cLVM2
or anything, and is shared between all the nodes etc.


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