[Drbd-dev] gen_counts and primary --human

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Mon Aug 23 16:28:04 CEST 2004

> Yet an other deficiency:
> we still do not handle the gencounts correctly in this situation:
>   S --- S
>   P --- S  drbdsetup primary --human
>    now, N1 increments its human cnt, N2 only its connection count after
>    failure of N1, N2 will take over, maybe be primary for a whole week.
>    then N1 comes back, has the higher human count, and will
>    either [see above] (if N2 still is Primary)
>    or wipe out a week worth of changes (if N2 was demoted to Secondary
>    meanwhile).
>    Oops :-(

I'd suggest to ignore the --human flag when connected.
It does not make sense in the connected case.


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