Basic Mnesia Distribution Questions

Samuel Tardieu sam@REDACTED
Wed Dec 27 09:53:54 CET 2000

On 26/12, Brad Bergman wrote:

| I'm trying to set up a simple distributed database with Mnesia for a
| project. I'm having trouble when I break the link between the nodes. Each
| seems to recognize that the other has stopped, but when I reestablish the
| link, neither node seems to recognize this. Both copies of the database
| continue to operate separately.

What do you mean by "reestablish the link"? If you mean "reestablish the
network potential visibility of one node on the other one", then it is not
enough. You have to use net_adm:ping/1 (or in fact any function that makes
both nodes communicate) to have the nodes see (at the Erlang level) each other.

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