Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Message-ID: <goXuCVY4ulHbIWQwtnq2QuY=lge at web.de> Reply-To: drbd-user <drbd-user at lists.linbit.com> In-Reply-To: <pan.2004.05.12.15.21.46.747273 at hotmail.com> / 2004-05-12 16:21:47 +0100 \ Nuno Tavares: > Greetings, > > I've been out for a while, trying to determine if DRBD fit in my case. It > does. And it does it incredibly. I'm really surprised with it. But I have > a couple of questions, using 0.6.12: > > 1) Sometimes I gues the following message: > "drbd0: predetermined states are in contradiction to GC's" > That happened, at least, with host1/Primary and when booting host2. > What does it mean? you have Paul running as Primary, and then Silas connects, and says "Hey, I have more recent data than you, so I want to be the Primary, and you become sync target!" And Paul answeres "I won't cooperate, I may have running services using me. You just go away and leave me alone." This can happen if you *forced*, maybe after some timeout, a node to become Primary, without knowing that it had the best data. > 2) Also, I'm using heartbeat to control the NFS resource that relies upon > DRBD, and setting DRBD to be "passive", ie, cluster-managed (see > configuration file below). No, I don't see it? > Setting it to "auto_failback=off", and booting > host1 and host2 at the same time (they launch INIT/drbd script almost at > the same time) I get this sometimes: > on host1: /proc/drbd: primary/unknown, NEEDS_SYNC > on host2: it starts dumping "drbd0: !page in drbd_put_ee()" in an infinite > loop. > What could be wrong? This is the unique situation that is unstable. I don't understand this one. I do not even understand exactly what you do here. Please explain. Lars Ellenberg