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From Mayuran Yogarajah <mayuran.yogara...@casalemedia.com>
Subject Re: HDFS is corrupt, need to salvage the data.
Date Wed, 11 Mar 2009 18:52:12 GMT
Mayuran Yogarajah wrote:
> Raghu Angadi wrote:
>   
>> The block files usually don't disappear easily. Check on the datanode if
>> you find any files starting with "blk". Also check datanode log to see
>> what happened there... may be use started on a different directory or
>> something like that.
>>
>> Raghu.
>>
>>     
>
> There are indeed blk files:
> find -name 'blk*' | wc -l
> 158
>
> I didn't see anything out of the ordinary in the datanode log.
>
> At this point is there anything I can do to recover the files? Or do I
> need to reformat
> the data node and load the data in again ?
>
> thanks
>   
Sorry to resend this but I didn't receive a response and wanted to know 
how to proceed.
Is it possible to recover the data at this stage? Or is it gone ?

thanks

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