Sounds like your .Meta. table is corrupted.
Thought that was fixed in 90.4...
On Jun 28, 2012, at 1:26 PM, Kasturi wrote:
> I have HBase master running on 3 nodes and region server on 4 other nodes on a
> Mapr hadoop cluster. We have been using it for a while, and it was working fine.
> Yesterday, we had a disk crash on one of the masters. There were some further
> issues and we had to delete the Hbase logs. Now, I am trying to restart the
> Hbase master, which is in a stale state, but receiving the followign message:
> FATAL org.apache.hadoop.hbase.master.HMaster: Unhandled exception. Starting
> at org.apache.hadoop.hbase.master.HMaster.run(HMaster.java:282)
> 2012-06-27 14:29:47,615 INFO org.apache.hadoop.hbase.master.HMaster: Aborting
> We are using Hbase version 0.90.4.
> Btw, after the disk crash, the application
> using the HBase cluster was
> complaining with the following message:
> java.io.IOException: HRegionInfo was null or empty in .META.,
> Can I recover HBase from this state without
> losing the data? I am pretty new to
> the HBase setups. Please advise.