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From Harsh J <ha...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: hdfs format command issue
Date Tue, 16 Aug 2011 04:58:17 GMT
Generally though, the coreutil 'yes' lets you accomplish these kind of
tasks where you need to repeatedly put out a string in order to get
through some interaction/etc..

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 5:32 AM, Dhodapkar, Chinmay
<chinmayd@qualcomm.com> wrote:
> Perfect :)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Giridharan Kesavan [mailto:gkesavan@hortonworks.com]
> Sent: Sunday, August 14, 2011 5:42 PM
> To: common-user@hadoop.apache.org
> Subject: Re: hdfs format command issue
>
> this should help.
>
> echo Y | ${hadoophdfshome}/bin/hdfs namenode -format
>
> -giri
>
> On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 8:41 AM, Dhodapkar, Chinmay
> <chinmayd@qualcomm.com>wrote:
>
>> I am trying to automate the installation/bringup of a complete hadoop/hbase
>> cluster from a single script. I have run into a very small issue...
>> Before bringing up the namenode, I have to format it with the usual "hadoop
>> namenode -format"
>>
>> Executing the above command prompts the user for Y/N?. Is there an option
>> that can be passed to force the format without prompting?
>> The aim is for the script to complete without any human intervention...
>>
>>
>>
>>
>



-- 
Harsh J

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