[Pacemaker] Deleting the resource while it's running

David Coulson david at davidcoulson.net
Thu Mar 22 07:28:58 EDT 2012

On 3/22/12 5:09 AM, Ante Karamatic wrote:
> Hi
> I've came across an odd behavior, which might be considered as
> inconsistent. As we know, pacemaker doesn't allow deleting a resource
> that's running, but this doesn't produce same behavior every time.
> Let's take a VM with a default stop timeout (90 seconds).
> First behavior
> --------------
> # crm resource stop vm ; crm primitive delete vm
> This will result with:
> ERROR: resource vm is running, can't delete it
> Eventually, vm resource will stop and delete can be 'reexecuted'. It
> will be removed and everybody's happy. Ideally, IMHO, delete would be
> queued.
When you stop the resource do 'crm -w resource stop vm'. it will wait 
until the resource is stopped, rather than waiting for crm to run the 


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