On BDA V4.2/CDH 5.4.0 "datanode.BPServiceActorActionException: Failed to report bad block" Reported Over and Over for Some DataNodes (Doc ID 2129365.1)

Last updated on APRIL 21, 2016

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.2.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On BDA V4.2/CDH 5.4.0 "datanode.BPServiceActorActionException: Failed to report bad block" looks to be in an infinite loop.

In the DataNode logs see output like below repeated over and over:

org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.datanode.BPServiceActorActionException: Failed to report bad block
BP-1375062222-<private-ip>-1399628088708:blk_1149529116_75876399 to namenode:
2016-03-25 00:20:04,944 WARN org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.datanode.DataNode: Failed to report bad block
BP-1375062222-<private_ip>-1399628088708:blk_1149529116_75876399 to namenode: host.example.com/<private-ip>:8022

Searching for "Failed to report bad block" in the DataNode log file shows a very large number of entries.

Cause

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