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1497587 - Installing on Linux fails with error "cannot execute binary file"

Symptom

  • When installing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.x on Suse Linux, the installation fails.
  • When installing SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.x or Information Platform Services 4.x on Suse Linux, the installation fails.
  • The error returned by the XI 3.x installer is:
    boperl.sh: line 18: /perl/bin/perl: cannot execute binary file
    boperl.sh: line 88: /perl/bin/perl: cannot execute binary file
  • The error returned by the BI 4.x / IPS 4.x installer is:
    setup.engine/perl/bin/perl: cannot execute binary file
    DATA_UNITS/IPS_lnx/setupexe: cannot execute binary file

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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform Release 2 (R2)
  • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise (BOE) XI 3.x
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) 4.x
  • SAP Information Platform Services (IPS) 4.x
  • Suse Linux
  • RISC Power Chipset/Processor

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform R2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1

Keywords

failure, RS6000, POWER, RISC instruction set architecture, perl library , KBA , BI-BIP-DEP , SBOP Web Application Deployment, Wdeploy , Problem

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