[DRBD-user] drbd and fencing: "Handler not known"

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Mon May 26 12:35:58 CEST 2008

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On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 11:29:15AM +0200, Phong Nguyen wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am new with DRBD, and i am trying to setup a DRBD / GFS data share on  
> two xen nodes (aka primary/primary).
> The current versions are:
> - Nodes OS: Centos 5 (2.6.18-53.1.19.el5xen)
> - DRBD: 8.2.5 (coming from Centos Repository Packages)
> - GFS: 0.1.16- (coming from Centos Repository Packages)
> Actually, i am just trying to setup DRBD with fencing-only. Below is my  
> config.
> However, every time i try to launch DRBD, i've got this error message:  
> "Handler not known".
> As fencing-only mechanism rests on the outdate-peer handler command, and  
> given that the outdate-peer command is defined in the common section,  
> why do i got this error ?
> Thanks a lot for any response. I haven't find any kind of problems like  
> this by googling, and i am unable to know why my outdate-peer command is  
> not taking by DRBD.
> Phong

>        disk {
>                fencing ressource-only;

it is one s only.  yes, I see that "handler not known" is not a really
helpful message.  I try to improve on that.

I don't really see the point of doing DRBD between DomUs,
appart from playing around.
it is usually much more sensible to have the DRBD in the Dom0.


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