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From Nitin Pawar <nitinpawar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: “hadoop namenode -format” formats wrong directory
Date Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:27:23 GMT
HADOOP_HOME is the directory where you installed hadoop

a directory above your conf directory (in other words parent directory of
conf)


On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 8:55 PM, Andrey V. Romanchev <
andrey.romanchev@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Samir
> Yes. Here is full section from my hdfs-site.xml
>
>   <property>
>
>     <name>dfs.name.dir</name>
>     <value>/mnt/ext/hadoop/hdfs/namenode</value>
>     <description>
>         Determines where on the local filesystem the DFS name node
>         should store the name table.  If this is a comma-delimited list
>         of directories then the name table is replicated in all of the
>         directories, for redundancy.
>     </description>
>     <final>true</final>
>   </property>
>
>
> 2013/2/6 Samir Ahmic <ahmic.samir@gmail.com>
>
>> 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?
>>
>
>


-- 
Nitin Pawar

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