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Re: terrible! I can't drop the table

Harsh pretty much summed it up already (e.g., "don't do that") but below
is some further reading of what just happened...

http://hbase.apache.org/book.html#arch.catalog
http://hbase.apache.org/book.html#trouble.namenode

... META is just an HBase table under the covers. By deleting the table on
the HDFS filesystem, it did nothing with the table metadata in META.

On 5/7/12 9:18 AM, "Harsh J" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

>The drop is what you ought to have done first, before removing the FS
>folder and the meta entries. It does all those actions for you. Why
>did you do it this way?
>
>Do you see the table still appearing in the list outputs? Can you
>provide us a paste bin link of:
>
>echo "scan '.META.'" | hbase shell | grep cjjWaitHash
>
>On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 6:44 PM, Jiajun Chen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> I deleted the folder use bin/hadoop fs -rmr /hbase/cjjWaitHash ,and
>>deleted
>> the row with prefix cjjWaitHash in .META.
>> Now how can I drop the table cjjWaitHash ?
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>--
>Harsh J
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