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NameNode cannot be started after successful HDP 1.3 Installation

  • #38235
    Seth Lyubich

    ROOT CAUSE: If user runs an installer with DESTROY_DATA=NO option, the installer will not crete NameNode directories. You should see similar error in NameNode log:

    2013-08-22 14:29:14,228 ERROR org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode: org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.common.InconsistentFSStateException: Directory C:\hadoop_data\hdfs\nn is in an inconsistent state: storage directory does not exist or is not accessible.
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.FSImage.recoverTransitionRead(FSImage.java:289)

    1. Open the “Hadoop Command Line” Command Prompt shortcut.
    2. Run the following command that sets up the NameNode directories: “hadoop namenode -format”

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  • #47842
    Agastya Mahi

    I tried and got the error – Could not find the main class: namenode-format.


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