[Linux-cluster] Fencing deadlock under Cluster Suite v4, how to solve?

David Teigland teigland at redhat.com
Thu Sep 28 20:01:00 UTC 2006

On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 01:36:30AM -0300, Celso K. Webber wrote:
> So it seems that when the first server kills the other, there is enough 
> time to the second server to send the IPMI command to kill the first 
> server also, and a few seconds later both are turned off, so my 
> redundant environment goes down alltogether.
> Question: does someone is aware of a solution for this? Is there a way a 
> server can notify the other that it is removing it from the cluster? 
> Maybe using a shared disk? By the way, I didn't experimented with the 
> new shared disk feature under CS v4, only with CS v3.

The new qdisk should be a good way to solve this.

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