[Linux-cluster] Node2 kills node1 when it is booting ...

carlopmart carlopmart at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 10:26:11 UTC 2009

Jakub Suchy wrote:
> Hello,
> this is a common problem which arised in past months in RHCS.
> The usual solution is to let the nodes solve the problem naturally -
> after the node is killed, it is usually fenced and rejoins back in OK
> state after a reboot. You only have a problem if you are using manual
> fencing...Don't...
> See /etc/init.d/cman also, there is a new variable introduced in RHEL5.3
> (and 5.2 errata), called FENCE_DELAY (or similar), try setting it to a
> bit higher value. It tells how many seconds to wait for the nodes to
> join the same fence domain before killing them.
> Jakub

Thanks jakub, but if I change FENCED_MEMBER_DELAY param to, for example, 3600 
seconds, when fenced daemon starts up ?? automatically or after 3600 seconds??

> carlopmart wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>  I need to setup another rhcs today with two nodes. But every times that 
>> I start second node, node1 returns this error:
>> cman killed by node 2 because we rejoined the cluster without a full restart
>>  .. and cman stops on node1. Why?? I didn't find any solution under  
>> http://sources.redhat.com/cluster/wiki/FAQ/
>>  My nodes are rhel5.3

CL Martinez
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