[Linux-cluster] Re: cman_tool returns Flags: Dirty
denisb+gmane at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 11:20:46 UTC 2008
Christine Caulfield wrote:
>> denis wrote:
>>> What does "Flags: Dirty" mean? Is it anything to worry about?
>> NODE_FLAGS_DIRTY - This node has internal state and must not join
>> a cluster that also has state.
>> What does this actually imply? Anything to care about? How would this
>> node "recover" from being dirty?
> It's a perfectly normal state. in fact it's expected if you are running
> services. It simply means that the cluster has some services running
> that have state of their own that cannot be recovered without a full
> restart. I would be more worried if you did NOT see this in cman_tool
> status. It's NOT a warning. don't worry about it :)
Thanks for clarification. I sort of figured this out, but confirmation
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