[SOLVED] cluster down containers don't start


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Oct 10, 2017
looks like my cluster is down and many containers don't start

when I try to issue: pvecm expected 1 I get: Unable to set expected votes: CS_ERR_INVALID_PARAM

Please help

root@proxmox-1:~# pvecm status
Quorum information
Date:             Tue Jul  9 09:16:46 2019
Quorum provider:  corosync_votequorum
Nodes:            1
Node ID:          0x00000001
Ring ID:          1/128932
Quorate:          No

Votequorum information
Expected votes:   3
Highest expected: 3
Total votes:      1
Quorum:           2 Activity blocked

Membership information
    Nodeid      Votes Name
0x00000001          1 (local)
root@proxmox-1:~# pvecm expected 2
Unable to set expected votes: CS_ERR_INVALID_PARAM
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You can only set the expected value to something that would give you quorum - corosync doesn't allow you anything else. And when you currently have only one node active trying to set expected to 2 (even if that would be lower than your current value of 3) that would mean you don't have quorum and thus it blocks it because of a non-operational state. The only value you should currently be able to set it is to 1.
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