[Linux-cluster] Why We create Priquorum Partition?

Panigrahi, Santosh Kumar Santosh.Panigrahi at in.unisys.com
Mon Jul 28 06:16:27 UTC 2008

Quorum disk is required to avoid a spilt brain situation in red hat
cluster, of having cluster nodes more than 2. In a cluster, if
partitioning happens then the partition having the qdisk will run the

More information can be get from cluster wiki
(http://sources.redhat.com/cluster/wiki/FAQ/CMAN#quorum )






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[mailto:linux-cluster-bounces at redhat.com] On Behalf Of Singh Raina,
Sent: Monday, July 28, 2008 11:31 AM
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Subject: [Linux-cluster] Why We create Priquorum Partition?


Hello Guys,

I want to setup Clustering and I read in manual I read We Need to Create
minimum 10 MB to 200 MB priquorum disk partition.Whats That?

Anybody who can explain why Cluster needs that space for?

Thanks in advance,


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