/etc/ocfs2/cluster.conf file is getting overwritten when using Xen Virtual Machines with Novell Cluster Services

  • 7002141
  • 09-Dec-2008
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2)
Novell Open Enterprise Server (Linux based)

Situation

When using OES 2 SP1 with Xen and Novell Cluster Services when a reboot is done the /etc/ocfs2/cluster.conf file gets overwritten.  It will either become a 0 byte file or become filled with the following type of data.

#cat /etc/ocfs2/cluster.conf

dos2unix: converting file /var/opt/novell/ncs/AV_Template.load to UNIX format ...
dos2unix: converting file /var/opt/novell/ncs/AV_Template.unload to UNIX format ... 
dos2unix: converting file /var/opt/novell/ncs/AV_Template.monitor to UNIX format ... 
dos2unix: converting file /var/opt/novell/ncs/DHCP_Template.load to UNIX format ... 
dos2unix: converting file /var/opt/novell/ncs/DHCP_Template.unload to UNIX format ... 
dos2unix: converting file /var/opt/novell/ncs/DHCP_Template.monitor to UNIX format ... 
dos2unix: converting file /var/opt/novell/ncs/DNS_Template.load to UNIX format ... 
...

Resolution

This has been fixed with a new /opt/novell/ncs/bin/clstrlib.py file.
If you need this file please contact Novell Technical Support

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