Thanks, I'llĀ  try that next time.

On May 21, 2010 5:23 PM, "Jonathan Ellis" <> wrote:

There is no other way to make the cluster "forget" a node w/o
decommission / removetoken.

You could do everything up to "stop the entire cluster" and do a
rolling restart instead, kill the 2 nodes you want to remove, and then
do removetoken, which would still do extra i/o but at least the slow
nodes would not be involved.

On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 8:54 PM, Ran Tavory <> wrote:
> I forgot to mention that th...


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