i set up 2 datanodes on a single machine accordingly mentioned in the thread "RE: Multiple DataNodes on a single machine" . Ist works fine 2 datanodes are up and running .
So i have 2 conf Folders conf and conf2 in hadoop-home . If i have to set dfs.replication value to 3 - in which hdfs-site.xml should i set ? should it be hdfs-site.xml in conf or conf2 . what should the dfs.replication in other conf be ? Any advices !!