invalid hintfiles after upgrde

Charlie Voiselle cvoiselle at basho.com
Fri Jan 17 20:16:52 EST 2014


Invalid hint files will be rebuilt automatically during the Bitcask merge
process.   I believe you are seeing a one-time consequence of switching to
signed hint files during the upgrade.  Not to worry,  they will be
regenerated through normal merge activity.

Regards,
-cv
On Jan 17, 2014 6:56 AM, "Jan Zahradka - MALL.cz" <jan.zahradka at mall.cz>
wrote:

> Hi everybody,
>
> I have a 3 node Riak 1.1.1 cluster running on Centos 6.3. I wanted to
> upgrade it to the most recent version and I was told that first I have to
> upgrade to version 1.3.2 and then I can upgrade to 1.4.X version.
>
> So I followed the instructions in Rolling upgrades guide (stop, upgrade
> package, start, status, wait-for-service riak_kv). After upgrading the
> package (1.1.1 -> 1.3.2) and starting new version I could see messages like
> this in console.log :
>
> 2014-01-17 12:58:31.638 [error] <0.658.0> Hintfile '/var/lib/riak/bitcask/
> 707914855582156101004909840846949587645842325504/26.bitcask.hint' invalid
> 2014-01-17 12:58:31.974 [error] <0.662.0> Hintfile '/var/lib/riak/bitcask/
> 981946412581700398168100746981252653831329677312/20.bitcask.hint' invalid
> 2014-01-17 12:58:32.043 [error] <0.661.0> Hintfile '/var/lib/riak/bitcask/
> 890602560248518965780370444936484965102833893376/20.bitcask.hint' invalid
> 2014-01-17 12:58:32.064 [error] <0.663.0> Hintfile '/var/lib/riak/bitcask/
> 1004782375664995756265033322492444576013453623296/22.bitcask.hint' invalid
>
> etc etc.
>
>
> I upgraded the whole cluster and it is functional. I read that hinfiles
> are not fatal for running, but I would like to have it clear.
>
> Does anybody have any advice? Is it possible to rebuild the hintfiles? i
> tried to google it but no result ;o( (or maybe I'm not as googler as I
> thought ;o))
>
>
> Thank You very much
>
>
> Jan
>
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