[ClusterLabs] epic fail
kgaillot at redhat.com
Mon Jul 24 15:38:40 UTC 2017
On Mon, 2017-07-24 at 17:13 +0200, Kristián Feldsam wrote:
> Hmm, so when you know, that it happens also when putting node standy,
> them why you run yum update on live cluster, it must be clear that
> node will be fenced.
Standby is not necessary, it's just a cautious step that allows the
admin to verify that all resources moved off correctly. The restart that
yum does should be sufficient for pacemaker to move everything.
A restart shouldn't lead to fencing in any case where something's not
going seriously wrong. I'm not familiar with the "kernel is using it"
message, I haven't run into that before.
The only case where special handling was needed before a yum update is a
node running pacemaker_remote instead of the full cluster stack, before
> Would you post your pacemaker config? + some logs?
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> > On 24 Jul 2017, at 17:04, Dimitri Maziuk <dmaziuk at bmrb.wisc.edu>
> > wrote:
> > On 07/24/2017 09:40 AM, Jan Pokorný wrote:
> > > Would there be an interest, though? And would that be meaningful?
> > IMO the only reason to put a node in standby is if you want to
> > reboot
> > the active node with no service interruption. For anything else,
> > including a reboot with service interruption (during maintenance
> > window), it's a no.
> > This is akin to "your mouse has moved, windows needs to be
> > restarted".
> > Except the mouse thing is a joke whereas those "standby" clowns
> > appear
> > to be serious.
> > With this particular failure, something in the Redhat patched kernel
> > (NFS?) does not release the DRBD filesystem. It happens when I put
> > the
> > node in standby as well, the only difference is not messing up the
> > RPM
> > database which isn't that hard to fix. Since I have several centos 6
> > +
> > DRBD + NFS + heartbeat R1 pairs running happily for years, I have to
> > conclude that centos 7 is simply the wrong tool for this particular
> > job.
> > --
> > Dimitri Maziuk
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