So, we’ve been at the reboot:http://reboot.dk for a while now and it’s been a fun time until I decided to rename one of the nodes.
Guess what… suddenly rabbitmq stops working. Apparently the database stops working, when you change your hostname. Just running:
will still crash with the same error.
The solution is to delete:
rm -rf /var/lib/rabbitmq/mnesia/rabbit
and rerun rabbitmq install.