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On Oracle Big Data Appliance Mammoth Installation Fails with NameNode not Formatted Error (Doc ID 2044031.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 24, 2018

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 3.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64


On Oracle Big Data Appliance , mammoth installation fails at step 10 or 11 during starting HDFS services

In Cloudera Manager , both HDFS , Yarn are BAD health and both Namenodes are down .

Came across below errors in Namenode log file hadoop-cmf-hdfs-NAMENODE-bdanode#.log.out

.................... Journal Storage Directory /opt/hadoop/dfs/jn/-ns not formatted
at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.qjournal.server.Journal.checkFormatted(
at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.qjournal.server.Journal.getLastPromisedEpoch(
org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode: Failed to start namenode. NameNode is not formatted.
at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.FSImage.recoverTransitionRead(
at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.FSNamesystem.loadFSImage(
at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.FSNamesystem.loadFromDisk(
at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode.loadNamesystem(
at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode.initialize(
at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode.(
at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode.(
at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode.createNameNode(
at org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode.main(
2015-08-11 16:38:51,393 INFO org.apache.hadoop.util.ExitUtil: Exiting with status 1
2015-08-11 16:38:51,394 INFO org.apache.hadoop.hdfs.server.namenode.NameNode: SHUTDOWN_MSG:
SHUTDOWN_MSG: Shutting down NameNode at bda1node#/192.***.**.**.*

 Followed Doc ID: 1903785.1 but the Namenode cannot be formatted 




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