[Linux-cluster] Re: Starting up two of three nodes that compose a cluster

David Teigland teigland at redhat.com
Fri Sep 21 15:14:51 UTC 2007

On Fri, Sep 21, 2007 at 05:02:18PM +0200, carlopmart wrote:
> David Teigland wrote:
> >On Thu, Sep 20, 2007 at 11:40:55AM +0200, carlopmart wrote:
> >>Please, any hints??
> >>
> >>-------- Original Message --------
> >>Subject: Starting up two of three nodes that compose a cluster
> >>Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 14:51:46 +0200
> >>From: carlopmart <carlopmart at gmail.com>
> >>To: linux clustering <linux-cluster at redhat.com>
> >>
> >>Hi all,
> >>
> >> I have setup a rhel5 based cluster with three nodes. Sometimes i need
> >>to start only two of this three nodes, but cluster services that i
> >>configured doesn't starts (fenced fail). Is it not possible to start up
> >>only two nodes on a three node cluster?? Maybe I need to adjust votes
> >>param to two instead of three??
> >
> >Could you be more specific about what you run, where, what happens,
> >what messages you see, etc.
> >
> >Dave
> >
> >
> Yes,
>  First, I attached my cluster.conf. When /etc/init.d/cman starts, 
> returns an ok, but when I try to mount my gfs partition returns this error:
> [root at haldir cluster]# service mountgfs start
> Mounting GFS filesystems:  /sbin/mount.gfs: lock_dlm_join: gfs_controld 
> join error: -22
> /sbin/mount.gfs: error mounting lockproto lock_dlm

So an error is coming back from gfs_controld on mount.  Please do the
steps manually, without init scripts or other scripts, so we know exactly
what steps fail.  And look in /var/log/messages for anything from
gfs_controld.  If there are none, send the output of 'group_tool -v;
group_tool dump gfs' after the failed mount.


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