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From Konstantin Boudnik <>
Subject Re: Question on bigtop-deploy/vm/boxgrinder
Date Mon, 30 Sep 2013 21:16:43 GMT
The script is sitting in the git so the it can be picked up and imported into
the VM during the creation of the appliance (e.g. VM). Look into the appl file
- it would help you to better understand the concept.

On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 04:27PM, Jay Vyas wrote:
> Okay so you are saying that the VM's generated from the appl description
> cannot be used unless HDFS is first running inside the vm, because they
> start YARN up, and YARN cannot start unless HDFS is running?
> If so, wouldnt if be more appropriate to have a startup script in the VMs
> which simple start HDFS and then start YARN?
> Just asking to clarify the use of boxgrinder, not to critique the scripts
> :)
> Im new to boxgrinder as well as somewhat new to YARN so if there is some
> basics i should read up on first before attacking bigtop-deploy just let me
> know :)

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