votequorum_qdevice_register - Registers a new quorum device
int votequorum_qdevice_register(votequorum_handle_t handle,
const char * name);
is used to register a new quorum device.
A quorum device is an external way of adding votes to a small cluster. The
quorum device is, in effect, a pseudo node in the cluster that provide votes
based on some external device, usually a shared disk partition or perhaps a
This call creates the device but does not mark it active.
must be called for the votes to be included in
the quorum calculation.
is string containing an informative name for the quorum device. It
is simply stored by votequorum and used in the display of corosync-quorumtool,
it can be a maximum of 254 characters.
The number of votes contributed by the quorum device is already known to
votequorum, it is set in cmap quorum.device.votes and not by the device.
Note that it is the responsibility of the quorum device subsystem (not provided
as part of votequorum) to keep all nodes informed of the quorum device status.
This call returns the CS_OK value if successful, otherwise an error is returned.
Resource temporarily unavailable
The connection failed
System call interrupted by a signal
The requested protocol/functionality not supported
Incorrect auth message received
Not enough memory to complete the requested task