Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Tue, 31 Jul 2012 15:27:52 +0200 Felix Frank <ff at mpexnet.de> wrote: > Hi, > > On 07/31/2012 03:23 PM, James Gibbon wrote: > > OK - thanks again. Since the master is already up and running, > > I'm hoping that the broken secondary box isn't going to get > > promoted - is that a reasonable assumption? > > it's already promoted. Hence split brain. It's not an issue > though. > > It's easy to mix up "in primary role" and "source for resync". > The two are largely independend. In your setup, you need not > even demote your split brain victim. > Thanks again for your reply, Felix. I'm still a bit confused though, I'm sorry to say. In your earlier reply to Jake, you said: > > > after-sb-1pri discard-secondary; > > this is an extremely dangerous setting. > > If for any reason, at the time of reconnection the node with > the stale data is primary, you loose your current data. > My config DOES have this setting. In your earlier comment you say that it's not an issue that the secondary box might get promoted - but here you say that if it is a primary when it reconnects, the current data will be lost.. Sorry to remain puzzled, appreciate the help; James -- James Gibbon <james.gibbon at virgin.net>