Looks like the doc's on apache are missing this info.
Format in Hadoop 2 supports the following options
-format [-clusterid cid ] [-force] [-nonInteractive]
-nonInteractive will not prompt but will fail if the name dir exists.
-force will not prompt and will delete the contents of the name dir.
On Oct 22, 2013, at 10:31 PM, ch huang <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> i want to do namenode format in script, how can run the format command non-interactively
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