Gary, I tested off http://hudson.zones.apache.org/hudson/job/Cassandra/405/ and it all looks good.
root@cassandra:/opt/cassandra# bin/cassandra -f
INFO 22:32:35,577 Auto DiskAccessMode determined to be mmap
WARN 22:32:35,840 Couldn't detect any schema definitions in local storage. I hope you've got a plan.
INFO 22:32:35,851 Replaying /var/lib/cassandra/commitlog/CommitLog-1271219308493.log
INFO 22:32:35,899 Creating new commitlog segment /var/lib/cassandra/commitlog/CommitLog-1271219555899.log
INFO 22:32:35,910 LocationInfo has reached its threshold; switching in a fresh Memtable at CommitLogContext(file='/var/lib/cassandra/commitlog/CommitLog-1271219555899.log', position=163)
INFO 22:32:35,911 Enqueuing flush of Memtable(LocationInfo)@1971599989
INFO 22:32:35,913 Writing Memtable(LocationInfo)@1971599989
INFO 22:32:36,012 Completed flushing /var/lib/cassandra/data/system/LocationInfo-b-1-Data.db
INFO 22:32:36,025 Log replay complete
INFO 22:32:36,051 Saved Token found: 149994310325493222650165912864788358013
INFO 22:32:36,052 Saved ClusterName found: CLEARFLY-1
INFO 22:32:36,062 Starting up server gossip
INFO 22:32:36,110 Binding thrift service to /2607:f3d0:0:2:0:0:0:16:9160
INFO 22:32:36,115 Cassandra starting up...
INFO 22:33:35,564 Node /2607:f3d0:0:1:0:0:0:f is now part of the cluster
INFO 22:33:36,553 InetAddress /2607:f3d0:0:1:0:0:0:f is now UP
You can close this out.