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From Bryce Godfrey <>
Subject RE: Completely removing a node from the cluster
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2011 22:52:13 GMT
Taking the cluster down completely did remove the phantom node.  The hintscolumnfamily is causing
a lot of commit logs to back up and threaten the commit log drive to run out of space.  A
manual flush of that column family always clears out the files though.

-----Original Message-----
From: Brandon Williams [] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 10:42 AM
Subject: Re: Completely removing a node from the cluster

On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 2:26 AM, aaron morton <> wrote:
> I'm running low on ideas for this one. Anyone else ?
> If the phantom node is not listed in the ring, other nodes should not be storing hints
for it. You can see what nodes they are storing hints for via JConsole.

I think I found it in


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