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log4j:ERROR Could not instantiate class [org.apache.hadoop.log.metrics.EventCounter].

Question asked by mgoddard on Mar 23, 2012
Latest reply on Mar 27, 2012 by gera
Hello Folks,

Using MapR 1.2.3 and having difficulties as described by the message below.  Does anyone have a suggested solution?  I did see a discussion of this here: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-7577

Thanks!

  Mike

[mike@hdw1 ~]$ hadoop fs -ls
log4j:ERROR Could not instantiate class [org.apache.hadoop.log.metrics.EventCounter].
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.apache.hadoop.log.metrics.EventCounter
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(Unknown Source)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
at java.lang.Class.forName(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.log4j.helpers.Loader.loadClass(Loader.java:179)
at org.apache.log4j.helpers.OptionConverter.instantiateByClassName(OptionConverter.java:320)
at org.apache.log4j.helpers.OptionConverter.instantiateByKey(OptionConverter.java:121)
at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.parseAppender(PropertyConfigurator.java:664)
at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.parseCategory(PropertyConfigurator.java:647)
at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.configureRootCategory(PropertyConfigurator.java:544)
at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.doConfigure(PropertyConfigurator.java:440)
at org.apache.log4j.PropertyConfigurator.doConfigure(PropertyConfigurator.java:476)
at org.apache.log4j.helpers.OptionConverter.selectAndConfigure(OptionConverter.java:471)
at org.apache.log4j.LogManager.<clinit>(LogManager.java:125)
at org.apache.log4j.Logger.getLogger(Logger.java:105)
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.Log4JLogger.getLogger(Log4JLogger.java:229)
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.Log4JLogger.<init>(Log4JLogger.java:65)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.newInstance(LogFactoryImpl.java:529)
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.getInstance(LogFactoryImpl.java:235)
at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.getInstance(LogFactoryImpl.java:209)
at org.apache.commons.logging.LogFactory.getLog(LogFactory.java:351)
at org.apache.hadoop.fs.FsShell.<clinit>(FsShell.java:53)
log4j:ERROR Could not instantiate appender named "EventCounter".
12/03/23 11:22:09 INFO ipc.Client: Retrying connect to server: hdm1/172.28.9.250:8020. Already tried 0 time(s).

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