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2105801 - Unable to Start BI/IPS 4.x Installation on Linux/Unix

Symptom

When running BI or IPS 4.x installation on Linux, "Aborted (core dumped)" occurs immediately.

Error message:

  • $ ./setup.sh
    /.../setupexe -launchedFromSH
    /.../setup.engine/setupengine: line 21: 24108 Aborted (core dumped) $SetupEngineBinDir $@
    Finished, return code is 0

Core file analysis/backtrace:

  • ...
    Reading symbols from /.../setup.engine/setupengine.bin...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
    ...
    Reading symbols from /.../setup.engine/libnativeactionexecutor.so...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
    Loaded symbols for /.../setup.engine/libnativeactionexecutor.so
    Reading symbols from /.../setup.engine/libinstallmanifest.so...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
    Loaded symbols for /.../setup.engine/libinstallmanifest.so
    Reading symbols from /.../setup.engine/libperlactionexecutor.so...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
    ...
    Program terminated with signal 6, Aborted.
    #0  __kernel_vsyscall () at arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/sysenter.S:49
    49  pop %ebp
    Missing separate debuginfos, use: debuginfo-install compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-69.el6.i686 glibc-2.12-1.107.el6.i686 libgcc-4.4.7-3.el6.i686 nss-softokn-freebl-3.12.9-11.el6.i686


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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform 4.x
  • Information Platform Services (IPS) 4.0/4.1
  • Linux
  • Running installation as a non-root user which is required by BI Platform/IPS
  • Any other Unix platform supported by the above products. (AIX/Solaris)

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0, feature pack 3 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2

Keywords

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