OCFS2 Node Fence Caused by Removing the External Network Cable
Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2017
Applies to:Linux OS - Version 1.2.0-1 to 1.4.2-1 [Release OCFS2]
***Checked for relevance on 01-Dec-2010***
Linux Kernel - Version: 1.2.0-1 to 1.4.2-1
Oracle Cluster File System version 2 (OCFS2) 1.x
***Checked for relevance on 04-Dec-2012***
This note is applicable for latest ocfs2 version 1.4-10 and 1.6 and 1.8.
You remove the network cable(s) from an OCFS2 cluster node and the server, or it's peers, are evicted from the cluster i.e. OCFS2 node panic or restart occurs.
One or more network interface cables are removed from the OCFS2 cluster node.
One or more network interface cards are brought down or the networking service itself is stopped on the OCFS2 cluster node.
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