On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 12:03:15PM -0700, Steve Landherr wrote: > But if you do it that way, and you really have a netsplit, won't you get > into a "quickdraw" situation where each of the newly formed clusters are > trying to fence out the others? In the worst case, all the nodes get > reset and nobody is happy. But maybe the worst case happens so > infrequently that it is better than always losing the cluster whenever > quorum is lost. yes, worst case everyone reboots. BUT! the data on disc is safe. There is probbly a better way to go about this, but we've currently kept the idea that an unexpected reboot is better than looking for backup tapes. > But then again, from any one node's perspective, how often do multiple > nodes drop out of a cluster at the same time and the problem is not > either a netsplit or a glitch on the local node? no idea. > Just pondering... cool. -- Michael Conrad Tadpol Tilstra It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
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