[ClusterLabs] Antw: Re: Problem with stonith and starting services

Cesar Hernandez c.hernandez at medlabmg.com
Thu Jul 6 02:45:42 EDT 2017

> AFAIK that's not proper fencing. SunOS once had a "fasthalt" command. In Linux "halt -nf" might do a similar thing, or maybe trigger a reboot via sysrq (echo b > /proc/sysrq-trigger).
> Fencing is everything but a clean shutdown. The specific problem is that shutdown may be performed asynchronously, so the command finishes, but the system is still in progress of shutting down (which may hang indefinitely).
> Regards,
> Ulrich

reboot -f is not a clean shutdown

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