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From Glenn Thompson <>
Subject Re: CorruptBlockException - recover?
Date Wed, 03 Jul 2013 17:10:44 GMT
For what its worth.  I did this when I had this problem.  It didn't work
out for me.  Perhaps I did something wrong.

On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 11:06 AM, Robert Coli <> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 7:04 AM, ifjke <> wrote:
>> I found that one of my cassandra nodes died recently (machine hangs). I
>> restarted the node an run a nodetool repair, while running it has thrown a
>>**compress.**CorruptBlockException. Is there any
>> way to recover from this? Or would it be best to delete the nodes contents
>> and bootstrap it again?
> If you "scrub" this SSTable (either with the online or offline version of
> "scrub") it will remove the corrupt data and re-write the rest of the
> SSTable which isn't corrupt into a new SSTable. That is probably safer for
> your data than deleting the entire set of data on this replica. When that's
> done, restart the repair.
> =Rob

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