[ClusterLabs] Antw: File System does not do a recovery on fail over

Ulrich Windl Ulrich.Windl at rz.uni-regensburg.de
Tue Jun 11 06:31:55 EDT 2019

>>> Indivar Nair <indivar.nair at techterra.in> schrieb am 09.06.2019 um 14:52 in
<CALuPYL1jkHR0JMnchFi50aqSJfScg2HBru8vtZiSzjKrr4_iLA at mail.gmail.com>:
> Hello ...,
> I have an Active-Passive cluster with two nodes hosting an XFS Filesystem
> over a CLVM Volume.
> If a failover happens, the volume is mounted on the other node without a
> recovery that usually happens to a volume that has not been cleanly
> unmounted.
> The FS journal is on the same volume.
> Now, when we fail it back (with a complete cluster shutdown and restart) on
> to its original node, it undergoes the automatic recovery.
> 1.
> Shouldn't it do an FS recovery during the failover to the other node?
> Note: The FS journal is on the same volume.
> 2.
> Also, the failback usually fails because the FS check takes a considerable
> amount of time. How do I configure the mount not to fail when an automatic
> FS check is going on?

I think if a journaled filesystem like XFS needs a full check (as opposed to a journal replay), it's possibly safe to attract operator attention (ie.e.: timeout).

> Any help/pointers would be highly appreciated.

Try to find out why a journal-replay is not sufficient. Are you sure your XFS is never mounted on both nodes simultaneously?

> Thanks.
> Regards,
> Indivar Nair

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