More to add on this:

This is happening for column families created via CQL3 with collection type columns and without "WITH COMPACT STORAGE".


On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 12:51 AM, Yuki Morishita <mor.yuki@gmail.com> wrote:
Sounds like a bug.
Would you mind filing JIRA at https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA?

Thanks,

On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 2:12 PM, Vivek Mishra <mishra.vivs@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to use sstableloader to load some external data and getting
> given below error:
> Established connection to initial hosts
> Opening sstables and calculating sections to stream
> Streaming relevant part of
> /home/impadmin/source/Examples/data/Demo/Users/Demo-Users-ja-1-Data.db to
> [/127.0.0.1]
> progress: [/127.0.0.1 1/1 (100%)] [total: 100% - 0MB/s (avg:
> 0MB/s)]Exception in thread "STREAM-OUT-/127.0.0.1" java.lang.AssertionError:
> Reference counter -1 for
> /home/impadmin/source/Examples/data/Demo/Users/Demo-Users-ja-1-Data.db
> at
> org.apache.cassandra.io.sstable.SSTableReader.releaseReference(SSTableReader.java:1017)
> at org.apache.cassandra.streaming.StreamWriter.write(StreamWriter.java:120)
> at
> org.apache.cassandra.streaming.messages.FileMessage$1.serialize(FileMessage.java:73)
> at
> org.apache.cassandra.streaming.messages.FileMessage$1.serialize(FileMessage.java:45)
> at
> org.apache.cassandra.streaming.messages.StreamMessage.serialize(StreamMessage.java:44)
> at
> org.apache.cassandra.streaming.ConnectionHandler$OutgoingMessageHandler.sendMessage(ConnectionHandler.java:384)
> at
> org.apache.cassandra.streaming.ConnectionHandler$OutgoingMessageHandler.run(ConnectionHandler.java:357)
> at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:722)
>
>
> Any pointers?
>
> -Vivek



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