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Bug 196047 - split brain on shutdown couses file system corruption.
split brain on shutdown couses file system corruption.
Product: Red Hat Cluster Suite
Classification: Red Hat
Component: clumanager (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Lon Hohberger
Cluster QE
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Reported: 2006-06-20 12:48 EDT by Issue Tracker
Modified: 2009-04-16 15:52 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0505
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-08-10 10:14:14 EDT
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Waits for all children before notifying the quorum daemon that we're exiting. (806 bytes, patch)
2006-06-21 13:33 EDT, Lon Hohberger
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Comment 6 Lon Hohberger 2006-06-21 13:15:06 EDT
		 * If we failed to stop the service, we're done.  At this
		 * point, we can't determine the service's status - so
		 * trying to start it on other nodes is right out.
		return ABORT;


ABORT = service failed to stop (can happen because of a simple lock failure, or
it can also indicate a fatal problem with the service or file systems).  Manual
intervention is required.  Relocating in anything *but* a lock failure can
increase the risk for data/filesystem corruption.

I think the correct thing to do here is wait for all the child processes which
are forked off to return prior to letting the main clusvcmgrd exit (and for some
reason, I thought it did this correctly).  If there's a clusvcmgrd process still
running / recovering after cluquorumd has exited, that's definitely a problem.
Comment 7 Lon Hohberger 2006-06-21 13:33:49 EDT
Created attachment 131299 [details]
Waits for all children before notifying the quorum daemon that we're exiting.

This should fix it in a rather robust fashion.

Taking the lock (causing the service to return ABORT) should no longer fail
because clusvcmgrd won't tell cluquorumd it's ready to exit prior for services
completing operations they were performing at the time of shutdown.
Comment 8 Lon Hohberger 2006-06-21 13:40:01 EDT
FWIW, this is what rgmanager on RHEL4 does (except rgmanager has per-service
event queues).
Comment 14 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-08-10 10:14:16 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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if the solution does not work for you.

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