[Linux-cluster] ccsd problems after update to RHEL 5.2/5.3

Chrissie Caulfield ccaulfie at redhat.com
Thu Mar 12 07:45:20 UTC 2009

Gordan Bobic wrote:
> I have a two-node cluster and ever since I updated the kernel and
> cluster components I cannot get more than one node running with GFS.
> Here are the package versions I have:
> kernel-2.6.18-92.1.22.el5
> cman-2.0.98-1
> kmod-gfs-0.1.23-5.el5_2.4
> gfs-utils-0.1.17-1.el5
> gfs2-utils-0.1.53-1.1
> Node 2 starts up OK, but I see this in the syslog:
> node2 ccsd[5897]: Unable to perform sendto: Cannot assign requested address
> When I power up node2, it just gets strange and the whole thing locks up:
> node2 openais[5941]: [CMAN ] cman killed by node 1 because we rejoined
> the cluster without a full restart
> node2 groupd[5953]: cman_get_nodes error -1 104
> node2 gfs_controld[5995]: groupd_dispatch error -1 errno 11
> node2 gfs_controld[5995]: groupd connection died
> node2 gfs_controld[5995]: cluster is down, exiting
> So for some reason node 1's joining makes node 2 get kicked out of the
> cluster - but worse, it doesn't seem to initiate fencing. Instead, the
> whole cluster just locks up on GFS access.
> What am I missing? What should I be looking for in the logs? This
> cluster worked fine before the update.
> I found this:
> http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2009-0189.html
> but updating cman to 2.0.98 as per the RHBA didn't fix the problem.

it sounds like you've hit this bug:




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