I have seen this happen as well. Deleting commit logs helps to Cassandra start
but of course if you are very unlucky you might lose some data.
> On 19 May 2017, at 18.13, Haris Altaf <m.haris...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am using Cassandra 3.10 for my project and whenever my local windows
> system, which is my development environment, crashes then cassandra server is
> unable to start. I have to delete commitlog directory after every system
> crash. This is actually annoying and what's the purpose of commitlog if it
> itself gets crashed. I have uploaded the entire dump of Cassandra Server
> (along with logs, commitlogs, data, configs etc) at the link below. Kindly
> share its solution. I believe it needs to be fixed.
> Crashed Cassandra 3.10 Server Link: