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NullPointerException - Child Error

Question asked by m_s on Aug 16, 2013
Latest reply on Aug 19, 2013 by gera
Trying to process ~500GB data through pig script, while initializing the MR jobs, few jobs are failing with the below error.

java.lang.Throwable: Child Error
at org.apache.hadoop.mapred.TaskRunner.run(TaskRunner.java:275)

Any pointers?

java.lang.Throwable: Child Error
at org.apache.hadoop.mapred.TaskRunner.run(TaskRunner.java:275)
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at org.apache.hadoop.mapred.JvmManager$JvmManagerForType.getDetails(JvmManager.java:436)
at org.apache.hadoop.mapred.JvmManager$JvmManagerForType.reapJvm(JvmManager.java:421)
at org.apache.hadoop.mapred.JvmManager$JvmManagerForType.access$000(JvmManager.java:209)
at org.apache.hadoop.mapred.JvmManager.launchJvm(JvmManager.java:137)
at org.apache.hadoop.mapred.TaskRunner.launchJvmAndWait(TaskRunner.java:297)
at org.apache.hadoop.mapred.TaskRunner.run(TaskRunner.java:253)



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