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From Manoj Babu <manoj...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to change name node storage directory?
Date Tue, 10 Jul 2012 06:53:27 GMT
Hi Harsh,

What permission do we need to provide for  dfs.name.dir  folder? and the
remaining internal folder structures will it be created auto or do we need
to create manually?

Also How to clean data node?

Thanks in Advance!

Cheers!
Manoj.



On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 11:58 AM, Harsh J <harsh@cloudera.com> wrote:

> Manoj,
>
> If you change your dfs.name.dir (Which is the right property for
> 0.20.x/1.x) or dfs.namenode.name.dir (Which is the right property for
> 0.23/2.x) completely to a different directory, you will need to move
> the contents of the original, older name-directory to the new one to
> preserve data, or if you wish to start again from scratch, you'll need
> to run a format of the NameNode and scrub your DataNode directories
> clean.
>
> On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 11:24 AM, Manoj Babu <manoj444@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > It would be great if you could provide answer for the below doubts.
> >
> > 1,How to change name node storage directory?[i tried
> > hadoop.tmp.dir,hadoop.name.dir but it leads to other issue but reverting
> > back works fine]
> >
> > 2,Can we provide the path of my home directory since my /user and /var
> > directories where less in space?
> >
> >
> >
> > Cheers!
> > Manoj.
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Harsh J
>

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