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From Harsh J <ha...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: namenode is failing
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2013 08:16:40 GMT
If you move the NN dir, you also have to move its older location's
contents there before starting the NN.

On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 1:28 PM, Mohit Vadhera
<project.linux.proj@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Guys,
>
> Namenode switches into safemode when it has low disk space on the root fs /
> i have to manually run a command to leave it
> I have space on other partition. Can I change the path for cache files on
> other partition ? I have below properties . Can it resolve the issue ? If i
> change the path to other directories and restart services I get the below
> error while starting the service namenode. I didn't find anything in logs so
> far.  Can you please suggest something ?
>
>   <property>
>      <name>hadoop.tmp.dir</name>
>      <value>/var/lib/hadoop-hdfs/cache/${user.name}</value>
>   </property>
>   <property>
>      <name>dfs.namenode.name.dir</name>
>      <value>/var/lib/hadoop-hdfs/cache/${user.name}/dfs/name</value>
>   </property>
>   <property>
>      <name>dfs.namenode.checkpoint.dir</name>
>
> <value>/var/lib/hadoop-hdfs/cache/${user.name}/dfs/namesecondary</value>
>   </property>
>   <property>
>
>
> Service namenode is failing
>
> # for service in /etc/init.d/hadoop-hdfs-* ; do sudo $service status; done
> Hadoop datanode is running                                 [  OK  ]
> Hadoop namenode is dead and pid file exists                [FAILED]
> Hadoop secondarynamenode is running                        [  OK  ]
>
> Thanks,
>



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Harsh J

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