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From "Kartashov, Andy" <Andy.Kartas...@mpac.ca>
Subject RE: formatting hdfs says could not create jvm
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2012 15:58:49 GMT
You need to format namenode as hdfs user

$sudo -u hdfs hadoop namenode -format



-----Original Message-----
From: Terry Healy [mailto:thealy@bnl.gov]
Sent: Friday, December 14, 2012 10:53 AM
To: user@hadoop.apache.org
Subject: Re: formatting hdfs says could not create jvm

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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