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Re: changing the block size
Can you tell us, how are you verifying if its not working?


conf/hdfs-site.xml dfs.block.size
And restart the cluster.

Sent: Sunday, February 6, 2011 8:50 AM
Subject: Re: changing the block size
Neither one was working.

Is there anything I can do? I always have problems like this in hdfs. It seems even experts are guessing at the answers :-/

On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 11:45 AM, Ayon Sinha <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

>restart dfs. I believe it should be sufficient to restart the namenode only, but others can confirm.
>Sent: Thu, February 3, 2011 4:35:09
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>Subject: changing the block size
>>Currently I am using the default block size of 64MB. I would like to change it for my cluster to 256 megabytes since I deal with large files (over 2GB).  What is the best way to do this?
>What file do I have to make the change on? Does it have to be applied on the namenode or each individual data nodes?  What has to get restarted, namenode, datanode, or both?
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