[DRBD-user] DRBD+GFS2+Pacemaker+Corosync without CMAN

Digimer lists at alteeve.ca
Thu Sep 3 08:21:37 CEST 2015

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Oh, you said Debian Jessie...

HA in general is broken on Jessie and, for now, Debian is not
recommended for HA. See:


RHEL and SUSE are the best platforms at this time. Both have companies
paying people to make sure HA works well and both have free-as-in-beer


On 03/09/15 02:19 AM, Digimer wrote:
> Depends entirely on what OS you are using. Mind sharing some details
> about your environment?
> Generically speaking, cman provides quorum to pacemaker when using
> corosync v1, as in RHEL 6. In corosync v2, it became a quorum provider
> and so cman is not needed, as in RHL 7.
> On 02/09/15 12:39 PM, Alexis de BRUYN wrote:
>> Hi Everybody,
>> I am trying to set up DRBD+GFS2+Pacemaker+Corosync on Debian Jessie.
>> The user guide [1] and a technical publication [2] mention that CMAN
>> must be used.
>> CMAN seems to be deprecated and I am having some troubles to get/build a
>> recent Pacemaker version with CMAN feature enabled under Debian Jessie [3].
>> Today is it possible not to use CMAN with Pacemaker 1.1.12 and Corosync
>> 2.3.4 under Debian Jessie?
>> Does anybody have successed to setup a recent dual-primary DRBD with a
>> cluster filesystem with Debian?
>> Thanks for your help and advices,
>> [1]: http://drbd.linbit.com/users-guide-8.4/s-gfs-configure-cman.html
>> [2]:
>> http://www.linbit.com/en/resources/technical-publications/100-storage/549-combine-gfs2-with-drbd
>> [3]:
>> http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/debian-ha-maintainers/2015-September/004432.html

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