yeah this is known, and we are looking for a fix

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-6275

if you have a simple way of reproducing, please add a comment


On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 10:53 AM, Murthy Chelankuri <kmurthy7@gmail.com> wrote:
I See lots of these deleted file descriptors cassandra is holding in my case out of 90K file descriptors 80.5K is having these descriptors

Because of this cassandra is not performing well.

Can some one please tell what i am doing wrong.


lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Nov 14 08:25 10875 -> /var/lib/cassandra/data/tests/sample_data/sample_data_points-jb-119-Data.db (deleted)
lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Nov 14 08:25 10876 -> /var/lib/cassandra/data/tests/sample_data/sample_data_points-jb-110-Data.db (deleted)
lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Nov 14 08:25 10877 -> /var/lib/cassandra/data/tests/sample_data/sample_data_points-jb-133-Data.db (deleted)
lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Nov 14 08:25 10878 -> /var/lib/cassandra/data/tests/sample_data/sample_data_points-jb-124-Data.db (deleted)
lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Nov 14 08:25 10879 -> /var/lib/cassandra/data/tests/sample_data/sample_data_points-jb-110-Data.db (deleted)
lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Nov 14 08:11 1088 -> /var/lib/cassandra/data/tests/sample_data/sample_data_points-jb-110-Data.db (deleted)
lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Nov 14 08:25 10880 -> /var/lib/cassandra/data/tests/sample_data/sample_data_points-jb-133-Data.db (deleted)
lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Nov 14 08:25 10881 -> /var/lib/cassandra/data/tests/sample_data/sample_data_points-jb-119-Data.db (deleted)
lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Nov 14 08:25 10882 -> /var/lib/cassandra/data/tests/sample_data/sample_data_points-jb-124-Data.db (deleted)
lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Nov 14 08:25 10883 -> /var/lib/cassandra/data/tests/sample_data/sample_data_points-jb-119-Data.db (deleted)
lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Nov 14 08:25 10884 -> /var/lib/cassandra/data/tests/sample_data/sample_data_points-jb-133-Data.db (deleted)
lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Nov 14 08:25 10885 -> /var/lib/cassandra/data/tests/sample_data/sample_data_points-jb-110-Data.db (deleted)
lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Nov 14 08:25 10886 -> /var/lib/cassandra/data/tests/sample_data/sample_data_points-jb-124-Data.db (deleted)
lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Nov 14 08:25 10887 -> /var/lib/cassandra/data/tests/sample_data/sample_data_points-jb-119-Data.db (deleted)