[DRBD-user] Strange node reboot

Iustin Pop iustin at google.com
Thu Oct 9 12:18:43 CEST 2008

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

On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 11:58:57AM +0200, Heiko wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 11:43 AM, Mickaël Canévet <canevet at embl.fr> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm trying to create a Xen cluster with DRBD for disk replication to
> > allow live migration.
> >
> > From time to time my two nodes reboot without apparent reason. Without
> > DRBD, my two Xen servers works fine (without live migration of course),
> > so I think the problem comes from DRBD or an incompatibility between Xen
> > and DRBD.
> >
> > I have 10 DRBD ressources for the moment (one per Virtual Machine).
> >
> > Is there a default option in DRBD that could cause reboot in case of
> > link falure or something like that ?
> >
> Hello,
> i have the same problem here, the 2 nodes reboot themsevelves every 8
> weeks, never could find anything in the logfiles,
> where annoying.

Try to setup serial console, and log the serial console. Usually you
will see either messages from DRBD or from the Xen hypervisor saying why
it reboots.


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