[erlang-questions] Mnesia: strategy for auto-recovery from netsplit

Vance Shipley vances@REDACTED
Fri May 3 18:02:34 CEST 2013

You seem to know what to do, restart one of the nodes. Or at least restart
mnesia. To restart a node programmatically you may use init:restart/0.
 On May 3, 2013 9:02 PM, "Daniel Dormont" <dan@REDACTED> wrote:

> Hi Erlangers,
> I'm running ejabberd with a two-node cluster in my production environment.
> Today that system encountered a netsplit. It was properly recorded and
> logged. But I need to work on some way to automate a solution for this. I'm
> aware that the problem can't be solved in general, but there are two
> mitigating factors in my case:
> 1 - Almost all of my tables are RAM-only.
> 2 - None of the data are truly critical for me. That is, loss of some
> portion of the data isn't critical because my application can recover.
> So in this case, I just picked a node, restarted ejabberd on it, and all
> is well. But what I'd like to do is write some actual Erlang code that can
> subscribe to the Mnesia   partitioned network event and do something about
> it. What are my options there?
> thanks,
> Dan
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