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NW7.3 installation error


I got the following error when installing the NW7.3 Java, currently in the phase of "Perform initila Java Engine Configuration":


Execution of the command ""C:\Program Files\sapinst_instdir\NW731\INSTALL\NW731\MSS\STD\sapjvm\sapjvm_6\bin\java.exe" -classpath "C:/Program Files/sapinst_instdir/NW731/INSTALL/NW731/MSS/STD/install/lib/sap.comtcbloffline_launcherimpl.jar" -Xmx256m "
O2ODD-NW731/sapmnt/NE1/SYS/global/security/lib/tools/w3c_http.jar;C:/Program Files/sapinst_instdir/NW731/INSTALL/NW731/MSS/STD/install/lib;D:\usr\sap\NE1\J10\exe\mssjdbc\jdbc4\sqljdbc4.jar" "C:/Program Files/sapinst_instdir/NW731/INSTALL/NW731/MSS/STD/"" finished with return code 1. Output:

: [2436] 14:45:24 ***ERROR (os_windows.cpp:4239): os::create_control_area: Could not create or open file mapping (filename=Local\sap_jvm_file_pid_3752_ 0) (size=43664) (error=5)

: [2436] 14:45:25 ***ERROR (controls.cpp:229): Controls::init: Could not create control area. Maybe old VMs are still running.

: [2436] 14:45:25 ***ERROR (jvmEnv.cpp:106): VMCOs::init: Initialization of the control area failed

: [2436] 14:45:25 ***ERROR (thread.cpp:4226): VMCOs::init failed

Could not create the Java virtual machine.


I think the main error is "ERROR (os_windows.cpp:4239): os::create_control_area: Could not create or open file mapping (filename=Local\sap_jvm_file_pid_3752_ 0) (size=43664) (error=5)"

I've unistalled the system using sapinst then reinstall but still got the same error. I don't any memory or file system space issue.

Anyone got any idea?



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  • Posted on Jan 19, 2012 at 06:17 AM

    The problem is from the Installtion media downloaded from server marketplace. The latestest one doest work. I am now using the old installation media from our network drive and it's completed OK. What a bug ....... 😊

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