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Re: Recover dfs/name
Hi Han,

HDFS metadata cannot be fully reconstructed by datanode report.

If you have deployed a checkpoint node/secondary namenode, you can copy the
metadata to namenode and restart. This could recover most of the metadata.
On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 5:30 PM, Han JU <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi,
> The folder /tmp/hadoop-user/dfs/name is accidentally deleted by a
> colleague (along with all other things in this directory), is there any
> means to recover this directory?
> I know the directory where dfs is located in every datanode. Can I
> reconstruct the deleted files without formatting the hdfs?
> Thanks!
> --
> *JU Han*
> Software Engineer Intern @ KXEN Inc.
> UTC   -  Université de Technologie de Compiègne
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Ted Xu