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HDP on Windows – Installation Forum

'namenode' service fails while starting HDP in Sandbox 1.3 Windows Version

  • #42656
    Rajeev Joshi

    I was trying out Hadoop (Sandbox 1.3 Version) for the first time, and was doing the Hello World Tutorial.

    Firstly, I got an error while installation because the clusterservices.txt file mentioned d: as log file repositories, and I had only a C: drive on my Server.
    I split the C: into E: (D: was the DVD Driver) with the sizes:
    C: 7.94GB free of 23.4 GB
    E: 15.6GB free of 16.4 GB
    Then, I modified the few lines at the top of clusterservices.txt to refer to E: instead of D:

    The installation was successful.

    When I reach the next step:


    One services failed, ‘namenode’.

    I looked at the logs but I could not figure out why the failure was happening.

    I am attaching the log directory for your help.
    2013-10-31 00:00:05,448 INFO org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.util.GSet: recommended=4194304, actual=4194304
    2013-10-31 00:00:05,462 INFO org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.common.Storage: Storage directory E:\hdp\data\hdfs\nn does not exist
    2013-10-31 00:00:05,464 ERROR org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.FSNamesystem: FSNamesystem initialization failed.
    org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.common.InconsistentFSStateException: Directory E:\hdp\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
    THere is only a E:\hdp\data\hdfs\dn directory in that directory.

    It will be most helpful if you can tell me what the error was, and where I went wrong.

    It seems very frustrating and shameful that I cannot even get the ‘Hello World’ tutorial to work…

    Awaiting an early reply,

    ~ rajeev joshi (e: (m: +91.98225.39873)

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