[DRBD-user] What can cause ": I shall become SyncTarget, but I am primary!'

Felix Frank ff at mpexnet.de
Thu Nov 29 19:42:15 CET 2012

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


On 11/29/2012 05:44 PM, John Anthony wrote:
> One side is Primary and the other side is Secondary when this message
> occurs. So not a split brain situation.

It's funny you should say that because...

> But the secondary side has gone through a cycle of Secondary->Primary
> (validate date)->Secondary.

...from DRBD's point of view, doing this to a disconnected secondary 
already *does* facilitate split brain.

Could you share the complete log excerpt from one such connection attempt?


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