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Re: [Linux-cluster] cluster.conf question



On 08/18/2011 05:07 PM, V B wrote:
> Gents,  
> 
>    Having a problem with an initial cluster deployment.  The idea is to
> have 4 nodes, connected to a FC lun, running xen... , clvm + ocfs2
>    The problem I am experiencing, fencing is not starting up... Also
> when /etc/init.d/cman start is issued, most hosts just sit there without
> giving back any results.

>                                 <method name="single">
>                                         <device name="manual"
> ipaddr="host 1`'s ip"/>
>                                 </method>

Manual fencing is in no way supported, recommended, useful or even sane.
This is all the more true when you're using a clustered filesystem.

Please see:

https://fedorahosted.org/cluster/wiki/FAQ/Fencing#fence_manual2

Do yourself a favour and setup *real* fencing. Ideally IPMI (or iLO,
RSA, DRAC, etc) plus switched PDU.

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