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Jean-Marc Spaggiari 2013-01-21, 20:01
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Stack 2013-01-21, 22:14
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Jean-Marc Spaggiari 2013-01-21, 22:20
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Stack 2013-01-21, 22:36
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Re: What does "Found lingering reference file" mean?
RECOVERED_EDITS is not a column family.  It should be ignored by hbck.

Filed a jira:

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-7640

Thanks,
Jimmy

On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 2:36 PM, Stack <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Did you get the name of the broken reference?  I'd trace its life in
> namenode logs and in regionserver log by searching its name (You might have
> to find the region in master logs to see where region landed over time).
> The reference name includes the encoded region name as a suffix.  This is
> the region that the reference 'references'.... so need to figure what
> happened with it.  Did it get cleaned up before reference was cleared?
>  (Something that should not happen).
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> St.Ack
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> On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 2:20 PM, Jean-Marc Spaggiari <
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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> > Hum. It's still a bit obscur for me how this happend to my cluster...
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> > -repair helped to fix that, so I'm now fine. I will re-run the job I
> > ran and see if this is happening again.
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> > Thanks,
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> > JM
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> > 2013/1/21, Stack <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> > > On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 12:01 PM, Jean-Marc Spaggiari <
> > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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> > >> Found lingering reference file
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> > >
> > > The comment on the method that is finding the lingering reference files
> > is
> > > pretty good:
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> http://hbase.apache.org/xref/org/apache/hadoop/hbase/util/HBaseFsck.html#604
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> > > It looks like a reference file that lost its referencee.
> > >
> > > If you pass this arg., does it help?
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> > >
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> http://hbase.apache.org/xref/org/apache/hadoop/hbase/util/HBaseFsck.html#3391
> > >
> > >
> > > St.Ack
> > >
> >
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Stack 2013-01-21, 23:11
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Jean-Marc Spaggiari 2013-01-22, 00:03
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Stack 2013-01-22, 06:46