RDBPROD: When Installing Get Errors While "Restoring product save set A" (Doc ID 731389.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 02, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.2 and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha

Symptoms

Installing Oracle Rdb on OpenVMS Itanium. Getting error:

$ @SYS$UPDATE:VMSINSTAL RDBV72200IM072 DISK:[DIR] OPTIONS N


OpenVMS Software Product Installation Procedure V8.3-1H1


It is 11-AUG-2008 at 13:12.

Enter a question mark (?) at any time for help.

%VMSINSTAL-W-ACTIVE, The following processes are still active:
    [...]
* Do you want to continue anyway [NO]? y
* Are you satisfied with the backup of your system disk [YES]?


The following products will be processed:

RDBV72200IM V7.2


Beginning installation of RDBV72200IM V7.2 at 13:12

%VMSINSTAL-I-RESTORE, Restoring product save set A ...
%BACKUP-E-POSERROR, error positioning DISK:[DIR]RDBV72200IM072.A;1
-RMS-F-IOP, operation invalid for file organization or device
%BACKUP-E-READERRS, excessive error rate reading DISK:[DIR]RDBV72200IM072.A;1
-BACKUP-E-BLOCKCRC, software block CRC error
%BACKUP-I-SPECIFY, specify option (QUIT or CONTINUE)
BACKUP> quit
%BACKUP-F-ABORT, operator requested abort on fatal error
%VMSINSTAL-E-NOSAVESET, Save set A cannot be restored.


VMSINSTAL procedure done at 13:13


OR:

Installing Oracle Rdb on OpenVMS Alpha. Getting error:

$ @SYS$UPDATE:VMSINSTAL RDBV72201AM072 DISK:[DIR] OPTIONS N


OpenVMS Software Product Installation Procedure V8.2


It is 11-AUG-2008 at 10:51.

Enter a question mark (?) at any time for help.

%VMSINSTAL-W-ACTIVE, The following processes are still active:
    [...]
* Do you want to continue anyway [NO]? y
* Are you satisfied with the backup of your system disk [YES]?


The following products will be processed:

RDBV72201AM V7.2


Beginning installation of RDBV72201AM V7.2 at 10:51

%VMSINSTAL-I-RESTORE, Restoring product save set A ...
%BACKUP-E-READERR, error reading DISK:[DIR]RDBV72201AM072.A;1
-BACKUP-E-BLOCKCRC, software block CRC error
%BACKUP-E-INVBLKSIZE, invalid block size in save set
%BACKUP-E-INVRECSIZ, invalid record size in save set
%BACKUP-E-INVRECSIZ, invalid record size in save set
%BACKUP-E-READERRS, excessive error rate reading DISK:[DIR]RDBV72201AM072.A;1
-BACKUP-E-HDRCRC, software header CRC error
%BACKUP-I-SPECIFY, specify option (QUIT or CONTINUE)
BACKUP> quit
%BACKUP-F-ABORT, operator requested abort on fatal error
%VMSINSTAL-E-NOSAVESET, Save set A cannot be restored.


VMSINSTAL procedure done at 10:52

Cause

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