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2876476 - Installation error: Can not create device because parent directory ... does not exist or it is not writable.- SAP ASE

Symptom

  • SAP ASE installation using setup.bin fails to create the master device on a raw device instead of a file system file:
  • The following error is reported by setup.bin:

Do you want to create sample databases?: 1
Master Device (Default: /<path_to_installation_dir>/data/master.dat): /dev/vgsybdbASE16/MASTER
Can not create device because parent directory
'/dev/vgsybdbASE16' does not exist or it is not writable.
PRESS <ENTER> TO CONTINUE:

  • The /dev/vgsybdbASE16 raw device exists.
  • SAP ASE installation is run by the 'sybase' user.


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Environment

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise Cluster Edition all versions ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions

Keywords

permission, access , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-SYB-ASE-CE , ASE Cluster Edition (Standalone) , Problem

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