[Pacemaker] IPMI stonith resource gets stuck

Marek "marx" Grac mgrac at redhat.com
Mon Feb 2 10:16:23 EST 2015

On 01/30/2015 05:03 PM, Jérôme Charaoui wrote:
> Thank you for looking at this, much appreciated.
> The timeout issue intrigued me because I had noticed ipmitool taking 
> sometimes over 10 seconds attempting to execute an action on a 
> non-responding IPMI device over the lanplus interface.
> So I had a look at the ipmi stonith plugin code and the ipmitool 
> manpage itself and noticed this little gem in the latter:
> -R <count> Set  the  number  of  retries  for lan/lanplus interface 
> (default=4).
> I then went ahead and added "-R 1" in the plugin's ipmitool_opts 
> variable, and my problem went away!

If you use fence agent fence_ipmilan then you can set this with retry_on 
(or --retry-on X when using as argv)


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