[DRBD-user] drbdsetup primary with timeout [was: To stonith or not to stonith?]

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Fri Jun 23 16:19:30 CEST 2006

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/ 2006-06-23 07:27:28 -0600
\ Alan Robertson:
> >we put this on the roadmap again.
> >but actually, since we (try to) do certain state changes now with
> >"cluster wide synchronisation", this should be a non issue meanwhile
> >for drbd8 svn, and the retry loop in the script can probably go.
> >maybe we don't do this correctly yet and bail out too early without
> >verification whether what we think about the peers status is still true.
> >but that would be a bug and should be fixed.
> I think the problem comes up when the primary is dead.  Can you
> 'cluster wide synchronisation' in that case?

the problem comes up when the cluster manager notices dead peers quicker
than drbd.  well, our code is probably still buggy, but yes, thats one
of the cases we going to synchronise the state changes.

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