[Linux-cluster] cluster.conf using brocade

isplist at logicore.net isplist at logicore.net
Thu Sep 14 03:19:35 UTC 2006

> Sadly, that won't work.  The fence script for brocade instructs it to
> turn off a specified port.  All your machines hook up to the switch
> through a single port.  So when a node acts up, you disconnect ALL of
> your nodes nodes from the storage at the same time, since they all are
> connected to port 0 (through the hub).

Since hubs are much cheaper than switches, and from the brocade's point of 
view, it can see unique ports even on the hub... would it not be worth adding 
this functionality to the fencing functions?


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