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From Samir Ahmic <ahmic.sa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: “hadoop namenode -format” formats wrong directory
Date Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:19:19 GMT
Hi, Andrey

Did you try <final>true</final> in your config ? It should be like this:

<name>dfs.name.dir</name>
<value>/mnt/ext/hadoop/hdfs/namenode</value>
<final>true</final>

Cheers


On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 4:07 PM, Andrey V. Romanchev
<andrey.romanchev@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello!
>
> I'm trying to install Hadoop 1.1.2.21 on CentOS 6.3.
>
> I've configured dfs.name.dir in /etc/hadoop/conf/hdfs-site.xml file
>
> <name>dfs.name.dir</name>
> <value>/mnt/ext/hadoop/hdfs/namenode</value>
>
> But when I run "hadoop namenode -format" command, it formats /tmp/hadoop-hadoop/dfs/name
directory instead. It seems like default directory.
>
> What am I missing?

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