# sudo mkdir /hadoop-data/hadoopmaster/hdfs/namenode

mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/hadoop-data/hadoopmaster/hdfs/namenode’: No such file or directory

One of the following directories does not exist:


To ensure that all of the required directories are created, add the -p option, to make parent directories as needed:

sudo mkdir -p /hadoop-data/hadoopmaster/hdfs/namenode
  • So what I have to type? – dhruv bhardwaj Oct 27 '15 at 17:43
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    Use sudo mkdir -p /hadoop-data/hadoopmaster/hdfs/namenode (note the -p) to create the missing parent directories, too. – Florian Diesch Oct 27 '15 at 17:48
  • Ok................................. – dhruv bhardwaj Oct 27 '15 at 17:50

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