[Linux-HA] pingd, quorum, split-brain... should I give up?

Riccardo Perni riccardo.perni at aslromab.it
Tue Oct 23 07:33:42 MDT 2007


Andrew Beekhof <beekhof at gmail.com> ha scritto:

> On 10/23/07, Riccardo Perni <riccardo.perni at aslromab.it> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Andrew Beekhof <beekhof at gmail.com> ha scritto:
>>
>> > On 10/22/07, Riccardo Perni <riccardo.perni at aslromab.it> wrote:
>> >> >> Is it possible
>> >> >> to handle this situation?
>> >> >
>> >> > You may try quorumd. See
>> >> >
>> >> > http://www.linux-ha.org/QuorumServerGuide
>> >>
>> >> I'm going to look at it, but is'n it another SPOF?
>> >
>> > by definition, no.
>> > because you've already had at least one failure before quorumd
>> > becomes relevant
>>
>> Do you mean that the cluster will continue to work even if I have a
>> failure on the quorum server?
>
> my understanding is that the quorum server is not used unless you
> already dont have quorum... at which point you've lost half your nodes
> anyway

Uhm, but at this point I already have a split-brain condition... or not?

-- 
Riccardo Perni
Unità Operativa Informatica Aziendale
ASL Roma-B





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