ctdb relock file issues with glusterfs

Martin Schwenke martin at meltin.net
Tue Oct 9 05:20:09 MDT 2012

On Tue, 9 Oct 2012 16:32:12 +1100, Amitay Isaacs <amitay at gmail.com>

> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 1:55 PM, patrick medina <pgmedinajr at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Howdy samba folks,
> >
> > I've been running into a lot of issues lately with ctdb's re-lock file and
> > glusterfs as the shared storage.  When I started, I could get one or the
> > other node to become healthy, but at least one would complain it could not
> > lock the re-lock file.  Nowi'm at the point where neither node will become
> > healthy and stay in a recovery loop.  Just to be sure it was the re-lock
> > file, I commented it out in the config and both nodes became healthy.

> What version of CTDB are you using? Can you attach the log file where
> you notice CTDB is continuously going in recovery? It would be useful
> to get log files from all the nodes.

Michael Adam and I took a look at this on the weekend.  Gilbert sent me
some logs and this was happening:

  ctdb_recovery_lock: Got recovery lock on '/mnt/gluster/ctdb/lock'

That seems to indicate that locking isn't working as expected...

peace & happiness,

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