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Re: HDFS block physical location
>nohup hadoop fsck / -files -blocks -locations
>cat nohup.out | grep [your block name]

Hope this helps.

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 5:17 PM, <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi,
> just a short question. Is there any way to figure out the physical storage
> location of a given block?
> I don't mean just a list of hostnames (which I know how to obtain), but
> actually the file where it is being stored in.
> We use several hard disks for hdfs data on each node, and I would need to
> know which block ends up on which harddisk.
> Thanks!
> JS