[SOLVED] More Fix corosync [TOTEM ] Retransmit List errors


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Nov 16, 2018
So, I've read this thread, and the multicast notes and I'm still seeing occasional retransmits. I have a 4 node cluster, all on the same VLAN (and they are the only machines on this VLAN). They all have 10G copper ports onto the sam Ubiquiti USW-XG-16 switch, connected to USG-XG 10G router with snooping enabled. "omping -c 600 -i 1 -q svr-01 svr-02 svr-03 svr-04" generates 0% lost packets. They can all ping and nslookup the other node names. What else to check?

svr-02 :   unicast, xmt/rcv/%loss = 600/600/0%, min/avg/max/std-dev = 0.133/0.273/0.372/0.041
svr-02 : multicast, xmt/rcv/%loss = 600/600/0%, min/avg/max/std-dev = 0.175/0.296/0.436/0.042
svr-03 :   unicast, xmt/rcv/%loss = 600/600/0%, min/avg/max/std-dev = 0.113/0.209/0.317/0.029
svr-03 : multicast, xmt/rcv/%loss = 600/600/0%, min/avg/max/std-dev = 0.118/0.230/0.295/0.030
svr-04 :   unicast, xmt/rcv/%loss = 600/600/0%, min/avg/max/std-dev = 0.116/0.212/0.354/0.033
svr-04 : multicast, xmt/rcv/%loss = 600/600/0%, min/avg/max/std-dev = 0.139/0.222/0.340/0.023
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Also occasionally get this, which causes HA to not be useful. Will try turning off Snooping on the UBNT switch to see if that has a positive effect.

"error with cfs lock 'file-replication_cfg': no quorum!"
We had this problem on and off for a little over a year. We then moved the corosync to its own network and it went away forever. Until you make an isolated corosync network you'll always be in danger of having this problem.
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Fair enough, I already started looking at that path. I did see a decent walkthough of someone doing this on YouTube, setting up the new network on a new interface, but I didn't see them add any routing rule, which I think this is required, right? I need to brush up on dual-homing...
From my vague recollection, once you have set up the additional network interface in Proxmox (IP/Subnet), you can set the corosync network in one of the config files (edit: /etc/pve/corosync) to that particular IP for each host. There's a few other settings too. Probably some restart of services may be required

Repeat for all hosts.

Definitely familiarize yourself with the official wiki.
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I did setup a 1G corosync network and this went away.

logging {
debug: off
to_syslog: yes

nodelist {
node {
name: svr-01
nodeid: 1
quorum_votes: 1
ring0_addr: 1corosync
node {
name: svr-02
nodeid: 3
quorum_votes: 1
ring0_addr: 2corosync
node {
name: svr-03
nodeid: 2
quorum_votes: 1
ring0_addr: 3corosync
node {
name: svr-04
nodeid: 4
quorum_votes: 1
ring0_addr: 4corosync

quorum {
provider: corosync_votequorum

totem {
cluster_name: Congress
config_version: 10
interface {
ringnumber: 0
ip_version: ipv4
secauth: on
version: 2


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