[DRBD-user] Question about Linux-HA, stonith and data loss

Todd Denniston Todd.Denniston at ssa.crane.navy.mil
Wed Jan 11 14:55:06 CET 2006

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

paddy wrote:
> Hi,
> apologies/errata to previous outporing:
> obviously, when to stonith is an HA issue.
> interesting that stonith assumes a network on which you can at least
> send in at least one direction.

Which of the stonith plugins are you saying that about?


Obviously the ssh plugins have that problem, but at least some of the others 
connect to a device external to the other node and can brutally bring the 
power of the other node to 0, with out the other node's network working.

> Still having trouble imagining a real-world version of the scenario.
> clarifications on issues raised still very much appreciated.

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