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From Terry Healy <the...@bnl.gov>
Subject Re: formatting hdfs says could not create jvm
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2012 15:53:24 GMT
I think this is just a typo?

Use 'hadoop' instead of 'hdfs'



On 12/14/2012 10:47 AM, anand sharma wrote:
> Hi i am following this tutorial for installing hadoop alpha 2.0.2 on
> ubuntu 12.10 and am sure home variables for java and hadoop are properly
> configured.
> 
> http://jugnu-life.blogspot.in/2012/05/hadoop-20-install-tutorial-023x.html?showComment=1355499712017#c4821381562859079532
> 
> after all the setup when i try to format hdfs it says something like this..
> 
> hduser@impala:/usr/local/hadoop$ hdfs -format
> 
> i get this error any reason why ..
> 
> Unrecognized option: -format
> Error: Could not create the Java Virtual Machine.
> Error: A fatal exception has occurred. Program will exit.
> 
> does anyone have any idea about it??

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