Just to close this out, in case anyone was interested...  my problem was firewall related, in that I didn't have my messaging/data port (7000) open on my seed node.  Allowing traffic on this port resolved my issues.


On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 1:43 PM, David McNelis <dmcnelis@agentisenergy.com> wrote:
Thanks, Jonathan.   Both machines do have the exact same seed list.


On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 1:39 PM, Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote:
On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 11:21 AM, David McNelis
<dmcnelis@agentisenergy.com> wrote:
> I want to make sure I'm not seeing things from a weird perspective.  I have
> two Cassandra instances where one is set to be the seed, with autobootstap
> disabled and its seed being 127.0.0.1.
> The second instance has autobootstrap enabled and the seed IP set to the IP
> of the first node.

Seed lists should _always_ be identical on each machine (which implies
they should _never_ be localhost, in a multinode configuration).

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