[ClusterLabs] Antw: Re: meatware stonith

Digimer lists at alteeve.ca
Thu Sep 27 02:49:45 EDT 2018

On 2018-09-27 01:54 AM, Ulrich Windl wrote:
>>>> Digimer <lists at alteeve.ca> schrieb am 26.09.2018 um 18:29 in Nachricht
> <1c70b5e2-ea8e-8cbe-3d83-e207ca47ba95 at alteeve.ca>:
>> On 2018-09-26 11:11 AM, Patrick Whitney wrote:
>>> Hey everyone,
>>> I'm doing some pacemaker/corosync/dlm/clvm testing.  I'm without a power
>>> fencing solution at the moment, so I wanted to utilize meatware, but it
>>> doesn't show when I list available stonith devices (pcs stonith list).
>>> I do seem to have it on the system, as cluster-glue is installed, and I
>>> see meatware.so and meatclient on the system, and I also see meatware
>>> listed when running the command 'stonith -L' 
>>> Can anyone guide me as to how to create a stonith meatware resource
>>> using pcs? 
>>> Best,
>>> -Pat
>> The "fence_manual" agent was removed after EL5 days, a loooong time ago,
>> because it so often led to split-brains because of misuse. Manual
>> fencing is NOT recommended.
>> There are new options, like SBD (storage-based death) if you have a
>> watchdog timer.
> And even if you do not ;-)

I've not used SBD. How, without a watchdog timer, can you be sure the
target node is dead?

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