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From Brandon Williams <>
Subject Re: 0.8 loosing nodes?
Date Tue, 26 Apr 2011 19:54:14 GMT
On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 12:21 PM, Jonathan Ellis <> wrote:
> I bet the problem is with the other tasks on the executor that Gossip
> heartbeat runs on.
> I see at least two that could cause blocking: hint cleanup
> post-delivery and flush-expired-memtables, both of which call
> forceFlush which will block if the flush queue + threads are full.
> We've run into this before (CASSANDRA-2253); we should move Gossip
> back to its own dedicated executor or it will keep happening whenever
> someone accidentally puts something on the "shared" executor that can
> block.
> Created to fix
> this.  Thanks for tracking down the problem!

This is good to have too, but isn't the problem: I broke it in the
gossiper refactoring.


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