[Linux-HA] when does node join a circle of membership?

Andrew Beekhof beekhof at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 01:55:25 MDT 2007

On 9/12/07, Junko IKEDA <ikedaj at intellilink.co.jp> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying the following test case.
> 1) heartbeat process is at a stop on two nodes
> 2) get out the cable for interconnect LAN
> 3) start heartbeat on both nodes, of course, SplitBrain will arise
> 4) connect the cable, heartbeat tries to tackle SplitBrain
> 5) each node can recognize its peer node
> so far so good.
> but, the added node could not join the membership after all.
> cibadmin said like this;
> <node_state id="9d9ca527-cea9-470c-9e03-e49fe5630bba" uname="prec370e"
> crmd="online" crm-debug-origin="do_update_resource" shutdown="0"
> in_ccm="true" ha="active" join="member" expected="member">
> <node_state id="6a42b4b7-7a31-4ae7-b241-ed4ad4267ec6" uname="prec370d"
> ha="active" crm-debug-origin="crmd_ha_status_callback"/>
> I wish the added one's staus (uname="prec370d") were also 'in_ccm="true"
> ha="active" join="member" expected="member"'.
> When does node join a circle of membership?

this is decided by the CCM which in turn relies on heartbeat comms
being functional

> Is it hard to recover from SplitBrain in a case like this?

apparently yes :(

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