[Pacemaker] OCFS2 in Pacemaker, post Corosync 2.0

Lars Marowsky-Bree lmb at suse.com
Thu Mar 1 09:19:52 EST 2012

On 2012-03-01T09:52:29, Florian Haas <florian at hastexo.com> wrote:

> Future situation (Pacemaker with Corosync 2.x):
> - OpenAIS goes away, no CKPT service, ocfs2_controld.pcmk stops working;
> - cman goes away, ocfs2_controld.cman stops working.
> Is that summary correct?
> Do you happen to know whether the OCFS2 folks are informed about this?

Yes, at least we at SUSE are.

The reason why we've not been active ourselves on this is that this will
most definitely be a non-wire-protocol compatible change (something
corosync/openais folks seem very careless about, if I may rant for a
second), not to mention a total ABI mess - so it was unfortunately a low
priority for us during the SP2 development phase.

As you may have become aware, we shipped that yesterday, and are now
looking to the future. This will definitely be on the list of issues to


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