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RE: [Linux-cluster] quorate error



If you change the quorum votes

Node 1: 2 
Node 2: 1
Node 3: 1 

Then Node 1 will stay up and have quorum since it has 1/2 of the votes.
The better way to do it is to have 4 nodes.

Robert Gil
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-----Original Message-----
From: linux-cluster-bounces redhat com
[mailto:linux-cluster-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Neil Watson
Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2007 10:13 AM
To: Linux-cluster redhat com
Subject: Re: [Linux-cluster] quorate error

On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 09:08:19AM -0500, David Teigland wrote:
>> > During a disaster recovery test three nodes of a three node cluster

>> > were caused to fail.  A single node was rebooted to attempt a 
>> > recovery.  The node failed to bring back the service and reports 
>> > these
>> > errors:
>
>Sorry, I failed to read that properly.  In a three node cluster you 
>need two nodes for quorum, so you need to bring two back before 
>anything will happen.

So this plan will fail :(.  We would need to have four nodes: two at the
main data centre and two at the DR centre?  That is unexpected.
There is no way around this?

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