Hard to say if this is due to the same problem, but i solved this by using a fully qualified namenode like: hdfs://your.namenode:54310/path/to/sink.
On Sep 28, 2011 7:31 AM, "Jonathan" <firstname.lastname@example.org
> I am having trouble getting flume to output to HDFS. My configurations are
> loading and I can watch the events be transferred across the Flume but
> nothing is showing up in HDFS. Here is the configuration I am using config
> [collector1, collectorSource(35853),
> collectorSink("hdfs://hidden_hdfs_location/flumeTemp/" , "test")]]
> Thanks for your help