Invalid /etc/sysconfig/sbd SBD_DEVICE format
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Split Brain Detection (SBD) Partition
ERROR: "Failed services in runlevel 3: openais"
When attempting to view cluster information using cibadmin -Q, the cluster is down and gives the errors:
"Signon to CIB failed: connection failed"
"Init failed, could not perform requested operations"
HAE cluster nodes seem to fence randomly or not at all. The /etc/sysconfig/sbd configuration file contains the following:
cat /etc/sysconfig/sbd SBD_DEVICE="-d /dev/sdb1 -d /dev/sdc1 -d /dev/sdd1" SBD_OPTS="-W"
Note: It is best practice and highly recommended to use persistent device names.
The persistent names in /dev/disk/by-id/* are generally used.
# cat /etc/sysconfig/sbd SBD_DEVICE="/dev/disk/by-id/scsi-360014052ca3680347a74e9eac60bf0ce-part1;/dev/disk/by-id/scsi-360014052ca3680347a74e9eac60bf0ce-part2;/dev/disk/by-id/scsi-360014052ca3680347a74e9eac60bf0ce-part3" SBD_OPTS="-W"
The symptom is similar however, it's the pacemaker.service that will not start because of dependency on sbd.service if it's enabled.
- Document ID:7010931
- Creation Date: 15-Oct-2012
- Modified Date:19-Mar-2021
- SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension
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