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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: Bootstrapping taking long
Date Wed, 05 Jan 2011 16:13:56 GMT
1676 says "Avoid dropping messages off the client request path."
Bootstrap messages are "off the client requst path."  So, if some of
the nodes involved were loaded enough that they were dropping messages
older than RPC_TIMEOUT to cope, it could lose part of the bootstrap
communication permanently.

On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 10:01 AM, Ran Tavory <> wrote:
> OK, thanks, so I see we had the same problem (I too had multiple keyspace,
> not that I know why it matters to the problem at hand) and I see that by
> upgrading to 0.6.7 you solved your problem (I didn't try it, had a different
> workaround) but frankly, I don't understand
> how would relate the
> the "stuck bootstrap" problem (I'm not saying that it isn't, I'd just like
> to understand why...)

Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of Riptano, the source for professional Cassandra support

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