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Re: [Linux-cluster] Back to the problem of unicity of cluster_id



Alain Moulle wrote:
> Hi
> About the problem of unicity of cluster_id generated by cnxman (see a
> copy of my old email on the ML just below), is there something fixed
> in new versions (U5?) ? or is there a possibility to set a cluster_id
> directly in cluster.conf instead of the cluster_name ?


Yes U5 has a

<cman cluster_id="x"/>

attribute.

I'm not changing the generation algorithm as it would break upgrades, and anyway
it's impossible to guarantee uniqueness of a 16 bit number generated from a <=15
character string - someone will always hit a duplicate!


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Patrick

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