[DRBD-user] Why wait with degraded cluster

Weilin Gong wgong at alcatel-lucent.com
Thu Aug 9 04:39:58 CEST 2007

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Hi everyone,

When there is only one node in the cluster, and if the node reboots,
it will, on the way up, wait for the connection up to degr-wfc-timeout.
The question is why it needs to do so knowing that it will timeout?

> # Wait for connection timeout if this node was a degraded cluster.
>     # In case a degraded cluster (= cluster with only one node left)
>     # is rebooted, this timeout value is used.
>     #
>     degr-wfc-timeout 120;    # 2 minutes.

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