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Oct 04, 2006 at 03:46 PM

SCM 4.0 > 5.0 SR1 Upgrade iSeries failed START_SHDI_FIRST



We lost power during SAPUP phase START_SHDI_FIRST. Now, we can no longer start the shadow instance. The error:


Starting shadow system ...

Error message CPF0006 running 'startsap SID(G21) INSTANCE(30) PROFILE('/usr/


SAPup error message

SAPup> SEVERE ERROR: Starting system failed, rc=-4

See file '/usr/sap/put/log/SAPup.ECO' for details.

- "continue"

- "cancel"

Enter one of these options [

continue] :=


The SAPup.ECO file appears to be corrupted. I've tried to correct the file and delete the corrupted entries, but only the following processes start: msg_server, and sapstart . DISP+WORK is not starting and STDOUT trace is reporting libregx.o does not exist.

Any suggestions on why the shadow instance is not starting up?

Thanks for you help.


Thomas Pham