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From sankalp kohli <>
Subject Re: nodetool repair stalled
Date Thu, 09 Jan 2014 02:54:22 GMT
    Can you attach the logs around repair. Please do that for node which
triggered it and nodes involved in repair. I will try to find something


On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 10:18 AM, Robert Coli <> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 8:52 AM, Paolo Crosato <
>> wrote:
>> I have two nodes with Cassandra 2.0.3, where repair sessions hang for an
>> undefinite time. I'm running nodetool repair once a week on every node, on
>> different days. Currently I have like 4 repair sessions running on each
>> node, one since 3 weeks and none has finished.
>> Reading the logs I didn't find any exception, apparently one of the
>> repair session got stuck at this command:
>> Has anybody any suggestion on why a nodetool repair might be stuck and
>> how to debug it?
> Cassandra repair has never quite worked right. It got a wholesale re-write
> in 2.0.x and "should" be more robust and at very least log more than
> before. But unfortunately I have heard a few reports like yours, so it is
> probably not completely fixed.
> That said, that only option you have for failed repairs seems to be to
> restart the affected nodes. Your input as an operator of 2.0.x who would
> appreciate an alternative is welcome at :
> =Rob

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