Runinstaller.com fails to create nodename directory under sys$login (Doc ID 443954.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2009

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Installer - Version: 10.2.0.2 to 10.2.0.2
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha

Symptoms

Checked for currency on 12-mar-2009.


Runinstaller is not able to create the nodename directory under the sys$login parent directory.

Shown below is the actual error text.


Enter scratchPath: DKA1:[TMP_ORACLE10]
%CREATE-E-DIRNOTCRE, DISK1:[ORACLE10G.RXVMS1] directory file not created
-RMS-F-DEV, error in device name or inappropriate device type for operation
%DCL-E-OPENOUT, error opening DISK1:[ORACLE10G.RXVMS1]ORAINST.LOC; as output

In the above error text example, the nodename is RXVMS1 and the value of sys$login is
DISK1:[ORACLE10G].  In this example, the device named DISK1 does not exist..

Cause

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