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From aaron morton <>
Subject Re: nodetool repair takes forever
Date Tue, 22 Mar 2011 04:19:51 GMT
Are you monitoring the progress ?

or with nodetool netstats 


On 22 Mar 2011, at 16:33, A J wrote:

> I am trying to estimate the time it will take to rebuild a node. After
> loading reasonable data, I brought down a node and manually removed
> all its datafiles for a given keyspace (Keyspace1)
> I then restarted the node and got i back in the ring. At this point, I
> wish to run nodetool repair (bin/nodetool -h repair
> Keyspace1) and estimate the time the time to rebuild from the time it
> takes to repair.
> For some reason, the repair command runs forever. I just have 3G of
> data per node but still the repair is running for more than an hour !
> Can someone tell if it is normal or I am doing something wrong.
> Thanks.

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