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From Philip Zeyliger <phi...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: HDFS interaction using ThriftFS
Date Sun, 11 Jul 2010 15:36:26 GMT
You're using the server that serves as a proxy to HDFS via Thrift?  If
I had to guess, the server is configured with fs.default.name set to
the default (file:///, which is the local fs), instead of
(hdfs://<namenode>:8020/).

Cheers,

-- Philip

On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 8:15 AM, Ahmad Humayun <ahmad.humyn@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> I am trying to use ThriftFS to interact with the HDFS. I am getting quite a
> strange problem. Whenever I try to run src/contrib/thriftfs/scripts/hdfs.py,
> it seems as if the thrift server is interacting with the local file system
> rather than the HDFS (I have checked that the HDFS is running). For example
> when invoke "hdfs>> ls /", it returns the root listing of the local linux
> file system and not the listing of the HDFS root.
>
> I have a feeling that I am doing something wrong which is pretty basic. Does
> anyone have an idea?
>
> Oh by the way, I run hdfs.py without any arguments.
>
>
> regards,
> --
> Ahmad Humayun
> Graduate Student
> Computer Science Dpt., UCL
> http://www.cs.ucl.ac.uk/students/A.Humayun/
> +44 (0)79 5536 6637
>

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