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hdfs namenode -format

andre mantei

Joined: Sep 12, 2013
Posts: 5

I want to install Hadoop on my Computer (single node), but when I try to format my namenode, this message appears:
Error: Could not find or load main class org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode

Does anyone knows the reason for this ?

CU, Andre
Tim Sunderland

Joined: Nov 27, 2013
Posts: 3
which version of hadoop you are trying to install? Could you please get back to me with the screenshot of the error message and your OS platform details?
andre mantei

Joined: Sep 12, 2013
Posts: 5
The mistery is solved by now. A wrong Path
Thanks for the potential help anyway
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