probably user hdfs does not have access to /root on your local file system.
I would copy the file to /tmp and give it appropriate permissions and then try again.
On Oct 9, 2012, at 11:40 AM, Bai Shen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I have a CDH3 cluster up and running. I'm on the namenode and trying to
> copy a file into HDFS. However, whenever I run copyFromLocal, I get a file
> does not exist error.
> [root@node1-0 ~]# sudo -u hdfs hadoop fs -copyFromLocal /root/url.txt /
> copyFromLocal: File /root/url.txt does not exist.
> What am I doing wrong? url.txt exists in /root on the local filesystem.