[DRBD-user] Suboptimal behavior in abnormal startup?
Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Tue Jun 8 16:24:00 CEST 2004
/ 2004-06-08 17:42:37 +0400
\ Eugene Crosser:
> I have a feeling (but not 100% certain) that 0.7 does not behave quite
> right when a fresher note is forcibly made secondary. Consider this
> - node A: primary&syncsource goes down
> - node B: secondary&synctarget becomes primary&wfconnection
> - Oops! You decide to continue using node A, take down B and boot A.
> A becomes primary&wfconnection
> - You boot B.
> At this moment B thinks that it sould have become syncsource, but
> because it sees that A is already primary it would not interfere and
> becomes synctarget. So far so good. *BUT* it says that "no sync
> needed" and so, supposedly, the changes that where made on node A after
> boot are not propagated to B, and so the data on B is in fact
> inconsistent despite it says that it's consistent.
> Am I missing something?
> If not, I think it would be better to forcibly invalidate B, to prevent
> the chance of using bad data...
there was still a FIXME in the code,
where I happen to work on right now...
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