I'm using last cloudera search manually installed without hdfs.
I think there is little misconfigurations in shells :
/usr/lib/solr/bin/solrctl uses default SOLR_HOME as /usr/lib/solr
/usr/lib/solr/bin/solrd uses default SOLR_HOME as /var/lib/solr
SOLR_DATA in solrd seems to not be used at all.