I wonder why the log level setting is not working when I set the
hadoop.root.logger to ERROR or WARN in hadoop/conf/log4j.properties file.
(probably it is set in hadoop/bin/hadoop and hadoop-daemon.sh files)
But if I export the HADOOP_ROOT_LOGGER property in
hadoop-env.sh, the change is seen in the logs. However a log*.out[num] file
is created each time I restart the cluster. I exported with ERROR and DRFA.
Any idea why the settings in log4j.properties is of no use
currently, inspite of the fact that it is mentioned everywhere in web for
PS: setting hadoop.root.logger in /log4j.properties is working
fine if I take out the HADOOP_ROOT_LOGGER entries in hadoop/bin/hadoop and