The only thing you need to guarantee is that Cassandra doesn't start with num_tokens=1 (the default in 1.2.x) or, if it does, that you wipe all the data before starting it with higher num_tokens.

On 19 September 2013 19:07, Robert Coli <> wrote:
On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 10:59 AM, Suruchi Deodhar <> wrote:
Do you suggest I should try with some other installation mechanism? Are there any known problems with the tar installation of cassandra 1.2.9 that I should be aware of? 

I was asking in the context of this JIRA :

Which does not seem to apply in your case!