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Re: Recovering corrupt HLog files
I should have mentioned in my initial email that I am operating on HBase
0.90.4.  Is WALPlayer available in this version?  I am having trouble
finding it or anything similar.

On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 1:14 PM, Li Pi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> WALPlayer will look at the timestamp. Replaying an older edit that has
> since been overwritten shouldn't change anything.
>
> On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 9:49 AM, Bryan Beaudreault <
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > wrote:
>
> > They are all pretty large, around 40+mb.  Will the walplayer be smart
> > enough to only write edits that still look relevant (i.e. based on
> > timestamps of the edits vs timestamps of the versions in hbase)?  Writes
> > have been coming in since we recovered.
> >
> > On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 11:05 AM, Stack <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > > On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 8:38 AM, Bryan Beaudreault
> > > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > > 12/06/30 00:00:48 INFO wal.HLogSplitter: Got while parsing hlog
> > > >
> > >
> >
> hdfs://my-namenode-ip-addr:8020/hbase/.logs/my-rs-ip-addr,60020,1338667719591/my-rs-ip-addr%3A60020.1340935453874.
> > > > Marking as corrupted
> > > >
> > >
> > > What size do these logs have?
> > >
> > > > We are back to stable operating now, and in trying to research this I
> > > found
> > > > the hdfs://my-namenode-ip-addr:8020/hbase/.corrupt directory.  There
> > are
> > > 20
> > > > files listed there.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Ditto.
> > >
> > > > What are our options for tracking down and potentially recovering any
> > > data
> > > > that was lost.  Or how can we even tell what was lost, if any?  Does
> > the
> > > > existence of these files pretty much guarantee data lost? There
> doesn't
> > > > seem to be much documentation on this.  From reading it seems like it
> > > might
> > > > be possible that part of each of these files was recovered.
> > > >
> > >
> > > If size > 0, could try walplaying them:
> > > http://hbase.apache.org/book.html#walplayer
> > >
> > > St.Ack
> > >
> >
>