[erlang-questions] Removing mnesia cluster node while mnesia is offline

Francesco Mazzoli <>
Tue Jul 3 17:12:21 CEST 2012

At Tue, 03 Jul 2012 15:08:03 +0100,
Francesco Mazzoli wrote:
> It seems that you can delete the node schema while mnesia is offline
> (via `mnesia:delete_schema/2').
> This makes it possible to uncluster the node while offline, and then
> re-cluster with the correct nodes afterwards.

Just to clarify, this in the end is very similar to what Rudolph
suggested, since deleting the schema will wipe everything out of
mnesia - it's just a nicer way of doing so.

Francesco * Often in error, never in doubt

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