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From Patrick Hunt <ph...@apache.org>
Subject Re: multiple zookeepers - same data directory
Date Thu, 05 Jul 2012 17:09:59 GMT
Yes, please file a jira for this.


On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 10:01 AM, Camille Fournier <camille@apache.org> wrote:
> There's nothing to prevent this as it stands, no, except user action. A
> lock file might not be a bad idea.
> C
> On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 12:53 PM, Will Johnson <will@attivio.com> wrote:
>> We recently ran into an issue where two zookeepers servers which were a
>> part of two separate quorums were configured to use the same data
>> directory.  Interestingly, the zookeeper servers did not seem to complain
>> and both seemed to work fine until one of them was restarted.  Once that
>> happened all sort of chaos ensued.  I understand that this is a
>> misconfiguration should zookeeper complain about this or do users need to
>> protect themselves in some external fashion?  Is a simple file lock enough
>> or are there other things I should take into consideration if it's up to me
>> to handle?
>> I'm happy to file a jira for this as I didn't see any doc related to it
>> but I wanted to see if I missed something first.
>> -          will

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