[OpenAFS] no quorum elected

Robert Banz rob@nofocus.org
Tue, 3 Jun 2008 10:23:00 -0700

On Jun 3, 2008, at 3:53 AM, Stephan Wonczak wrote:

>  Hi Robert!
> On Mon, 2 Jun 2008, Robert Banz wrote:
>> On Jun 2, 2008, at 11:30 PM, TIARA System Man wrote:
>>> thank you russ.. i just check my CellServDB files on each file  
>>> server. i just found one has wrong db info in the file. :$
>> it's generally good to have at least three DB servers (an odd  
>> number is important!). The two most common causes of the quorum  
>> error are not having a majority of the DB servers available, or,  
>> having a time split between them.
>> File it away for future reference!
>  This, of course, is wrong in the case of AFS DB-Servers. The master- 
> server (usually the one with the lowest IP) has an additional half- 
> vote. So no split-brain possible here.

When did we change this? All of the documentation I ever read said you  
needed three so you could have a quorum during such an outage...