Eleveldb backend randomly chewing all disk

Jeremy Raymond jeraymond at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 20:01:48 EST 2011

I've seen issues when leveldb runs out of file handles. The leveldb
log then fills with error messages.


On Nov 15, 2011, at 6:25 PM, David Smith <dizzyd at basho.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 5:29 PM, Elias Levy <fearsome.lucidity at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This morning, while performing a query against one of the nodes, Riak
>> crashes.  I then notice there is no disk space left.  Upon investigating, I
>> see that all disk space is being consumed by the eleveldb backend.  All 45GB
>> of of.  Looking at the other two nodes I see that they are respectively at
>> 1% and 4% disk usage.
>> Anyone seen that before?
> I have not seen this error before; have you been able to reproduce?
> The logging is consistent with various bits-and-bobs of MR/Pipe
> shutting down -- nothing serious that I can see. It could very well be
> related to deletion, but I would be surprised to only see one node
> having issues with it.
> D.
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> Dave Smith
> Director, Engineering
> Basho Technologies, Inc.
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