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From shashwat shriparv <dwivedishash...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Error in metadata: MetaException(message:java.lang.IllegalStateException: Can't overwrite cause)
Date Thu, 27 Feb 2014 07:42:09 GMT
Check for errors in hive logs too if any and let us know


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On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 1:09 PM, shashwat shriparv <
dwivedishashwat@gmail.com> wrote:

> ​Check if hive server is running and not stopped.​
>
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> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 12:52 PM, Rishabh Bhardwaj <rbnext29@yahoo.com>wrote:
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>>   On Thursday, 27 February 2014 12:37 PM, Rishabh Bhardwaj <
>> rbnext29@yahoo.com> wrote:
>>  Hi ,
>>
>> I have created a external table and when I provide the location of the
>> data for this table I get the following error:
>> FAILED: Error in metadata:
>> MetaException(message:java.lang.IllegalStateException: Can't overwrite
>> cause)
>> FAILED: Execution Error, return code 1 from
>> org.apache.hadoop.hive.ql.exec.DDLTask
>> Also I am able to load the same file using PIG Script using the
>> PigStorage() loader function.
>> I have the following permissions on the file:   rw-rw-r--
>> and on the folder where this file resides (Giving the path of this folder
>> in location in the query ) : drwxrwxr-x
>> What can be the cause for this and how to correct this error ?
>>
>>
>>
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