setting up qdevice fails

Jul 17, 2019
I just reinstalled my environment because I got a second server and I used the new 6.0.
Because of just two nodes I wanted to setup the qdevice. I have a machine running new Debian 10 with the qnetd package.
But setting up the qdevice from one of the cluster nodes fails mid process:
INFO: start and enable corosync qdevice daemon on node 'pve1'...
Synchronizing state of corosync-qdevice.service with SysV service script with /lib/systemd/systemd-sysv-install.
Executing: /lib/systemd/systemd-sysv-install enable corosync-qdevice
update-rc.d: error: corosync-qdevice Default-Start contains no runlevels, aborting.
command 'ssh -o 'BatchMode=yes' -lroot systemctl enable corosync-qdevice' failed: exit code 1
It seems there is an issue with the init script but I have no idea how to fix it.

That's currently a bug in upstream corosync-qdevice. As a workaround, you can delete the file '/etc/init.d/corosync-qdevice' on all of your nodes.

Then either remove the qdevice and add it again, or just manually call 'systemctl enable corosync-qdevice' on your nodes - the qdevice itself should have already been added to your cluster if that's the output you're seeing; check 'pvecm status' to see if that's the case.
This issue is still present. It would be very nice, if you could give a hint in your documentation about this.
I first didn't realize, that first. Since the qdevice service wasn't enabled after the setup, my hole cluster was restarting, when I was restarting just one node and I didn't know why..

Again, a hint in your documentation could save many people much time and trouble!
Coincidentally, we just released a fixed version to 'pvetest', it will probably hit the no-subscription repo this week :)


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