Please keep Cloudera issues off this list.
On Apr 13, 2011, at 12:22 PM, Eli Collins wrote:
> Hey Ferdy,
> If you're seeing this after bumping fs.datanode.max.xcievers and the
> nfiles ulimit, and you're also seeing dropped packets it sounds like
> you're having networking issues.
> See the following as well:
> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 10:37 AM, Ferdy Galema <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > wrote:
>> We're running into issues were we are seeing timeouts when writing/
>> reading a
>> lot of hdfs data. (Hadoop is version CDH4B3 and hdfs appending is
>> The type of exceptions vary a lot, but most of the times it's
>> whenever a
>> DFSClient writes data into the datanodes pipeline.
>> For example, one datanode logs "Exception in receiveBlock for block
>> blk_5476601577216704980_62953994 java.io.EOFException: while trying
>> to read
>> 65557 bytes" and the other side logs "writeBlock
>> blk_5476601577216704980_62953994 received exception
>> java.net.SocketTimeoutException: Read timed out". That's it.
>> We cannot seem to determine the exact problem. The read timeout is
>> (60 sec). The open files limit and the number of xceivers is upped
>> a lot. A
>> full GC never takes longer than a second.
>> However, we are seeing a lot of dropped packages on the networking
>> interface. Could these problems be related?
>> Any advice will be helpful.