NameNode not starting after install of 1.3.2 on SLES 11.3

to create new topics or reply. | New User Registration

This topic contains 3 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by  Dave 1 year, 6 months ago.

  • Creator
    Topic
  • #38440

    Louis Long
    Participant

    When trying to start namenode through Ambari, I receive java errors. When I run namenode start from command line I get error below. I ran the hadoop namenode -format command and that seems to work but I continue to receive this error.

    2013-09-28 09:22:09,403 ERROR org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.FSNamesystem: FSNamesystem initialization failed.
    java.io.IOException: NameNode is not formatted.
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.FSImage.recoverTransitionRead(FSImage.java:316)
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.FSDirectory.loadFSImage(FSDirectory.java:144)
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.FSNamesystem.initialize(FSNamesystem.java:466)
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.FSNamesystem.(FSNamesystem.java:432)
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode.initialize(NameNode.java:302)
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode.(NameNode.java:585)
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode.createNameNode(NameNode.java:1523)
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode.main(NameNode.java:1532)
    2013-09-28 09:22:09,425 ERROR org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode: java.io.IOException: NameNode is not formatted.
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.FSImage.recoverTransitionRead(FSImage.java:316)
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.FSDirectory.loadFSImage(FSDirectory.java:144)
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.FSNamesystem.initialize(FSNamesystem.java:466)
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.FSNamesystem.(FSNamesystem.java:432)
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode.initialize(NameNode.java:302)
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode.(NameNode.java:585)
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode.createNameNode(NameNode.java:1523)
    at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode.main(NameNode.java:1532)

    2013-09-28 09:22:09,434 INFO org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode: SHUTDOWN_MSG:
    /************************************************************
    SHUTDOWN_MSG: Shutting down NameNode at

Viewing 3 replies - 1 through 3 (of 3 total)

You must be to reply to this topic. | Create Account

  • Author
    Replies
  • #38903

    Dave
    Moderator

    Hi Louie,

    Great, let me know how you get on,

    Thanks

    Dave

    Collapse
    #38658

    Louis Long
    Participant

    Hi Dave,

    Our HDFS directory is local. We are going to try a re-install of the cluster because we’ve been modifying service accounts and other settings to try and fit this implementation into our environment with all of our compliance requirements. That may address this issue and others we’ve encountered. I’ll keep you posted. Thanks for your response. Regards Louie

    Collapse
    #38627

    Dave
    Moderator

    Hi Louis,

    Is your HDFS directory on a mount point or is it a local disk?
    What happens when you run the format command (as hdfs user)

    Thanks

    Dave

    Collapse
Viewing 3 replies - 1 through 3 (of 3 total)
Hortonworks Data Platform
The Hortonworks Data Platform is a 100% open source distribution of Apache Hadoop that is truly enterprise grade having been built, tested and hardened with enterprise rigor.
Get started with Sandbox
Hortonworks Sandbox is a self-contained virtual machine with Apache Hadoop pre-configured alongside a set of hands-on, step-by-step Hadoop tutorials.
Modern Data Architecture
Tackle the challenges of big data. Hadoop integrates with existing EDW, RDBMS and MPP systems to deliver lower cost, higher capacity infrastructure.