I am trying to get an SRM landscape going. I have a SRM 5 system based on WebAS 6.40 and also installed J2EE 6.40 . In addition, I have applied Microsoft hotfix 841176 as per OSS note 716604. I have upgraded my JDK from 1.4.2_05 to 1.4.2_06, installing the new version in the current directory c:\j2sdk1.4.2_05.
I have downloaded SP 9 for J2EE 6.40. My current J2EE engine is at level 6.30 SP 3. When I try to run SAPINST to apply the patches, it prompts me to enter the JDK directory. When I enter c:\j2sdk1.4.2_05, it gives me error - "Directory C:\j2sdk1.4.2_05 is not a valid JDK directory: execution of "C:\j2sdk1.4.2_05/bin/java.exe '-version'" finished with return code 1."
If I open a command prompt, java -version gives me the version info. However, when I change directory to c:\j2sdk1.4.2_05\bin and run java -version, I get error :
Error occurred during initialization of VM
I am logged on as Administrator user on my machine. The environment variable JAVA_HOME = c:\j2sdk1.4.2_05 and
PATH includes c:\j2sdk1.4.2_05\bin
Please advise. Only after I have patched and tuned the J2EE engine, can I start installing bugseye , emerge etc.