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Re: [Linux-cluster] A few GFS newbie questions: journals, etc



Nate Carlson wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Jun 2005, Patrick Caulfield wrote:
> 
>> Yes, this is expected behaviour. When you add a node to the cluster,
>> expected_votes is adjusted to be the higher value of all cluster
>> nodes. If you want to lock down expected_votes then you need to
>> override it in cluster.conf otherwise it will be calculated by
>> cman_tool to be the sum of the votes of all the nodes in that file.
> 
> 
> I am overriding it in cluster.conf - I've got it hardcoded to 10 (for
> testing, in the <cman> section), and all of the physical nodes have 50
> votes.
> 
> However, when the second physical node goes online, expected_votes gets
> raised, so when that node leaves, the first node doesn't have enough
> votes to keep a quorum.

Can you be more explicit please ? When another node comes online it should set
the expected_votes to be 50 regardless of any manual intervention. Is that not
what is happening ?

-- 

patrick


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