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SAP ERP 2005 installer does not show "unpack archives" in the summary page


I am trying to install the SAP ERP 2005 on Red Hat Linux 5.0.

When I tried to install first time, the installer failed due to insufficient space on the disk. So I fixed the issue and re-started the installer. When I restarted the installer it did not show me the "unpack archives" list in the summary page, I thought

this may not be an issue and I continued. Now Installer keep failing with unable to find certain libraries.

I would like to know, if these libraries issues are related to "not to unpack the archives or due to other issues" and also how to fix it.

Please help.



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  • Oct 12, 2007 at 08:18 AM

    Dear Krishna,

    Can you please post, which libraries are meant. Can you please post a list of them? Thanks.

    Anyway, did the installer failed before starting the real installation (1.) or did it failed during the installation parameters input phase (2.)?

    when interrupting sapinst (in case of 2.) you max have to take special care how to continue the installation afterwards. I assume that you closed the sapinst dialog, fixed the issue, and started the sapinst in the same folder again? Could you please try to create a new installation folder, e.g. /tmp/install2, change to it an restart sapinst.

    In case of (1.) this should not happen. Can you please give the outputs of sapinst.log and sapinst_dev.log?


    Hannes Kuehnemund

    SAP LinuxLab

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