Oracle VM Manager Installation Fails with "shell-init: error retrieving current directory: getcwd: cannot access parent directories: No such file or directory"

(Doc ID 2057498.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 to 3.3.4 [Release OVM33]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 On Oracle VM, up to release 3.3, when attempting to install the Manager software on a server running Oracle Linux 7, the install scripts are failing with :

[root@server OVMManagerInstaller3.3.1_b1065]# sh runInstaller.sh

Oracle VM Manager Release 3.3.1 Installer

Oracle VM Manager Installer log file:
/var/log/ovmm/ovm-manager-3-install-2015-02-17-095656.log

Please select an installation type:
1: Install
2: Upgrade
3: Uninstall
4: Help

Select Number (1-4): 1

Starting production with local database installation ...

Verifying installation prerequisites ...
*** WARNING: Recommended memory for the Oracle VM Manager server installation using Local MySql DB is 7680 MB RAM

One password is used for all users created and used during the installation.
Enter a password for all logins used during the installation:
Enter a password for all logins used during the installation (confirm):

Please enter your fully qualified domain name, e.g. ovs123.us.oracle.com, (or IP address) of your management server for SSL certification generation, more than one IP address are detected: inet 10.0.0.10 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 10.0.0.254 inet [server]:

Verifying configuration ...

Start installing Oracle VM Manager:
1: Continue
2: Abort

Select Number (1-2): 1

Step 1 of 9 : Database Software...
Installing Database Software...
Retrieving MySQL Database 5.6 ...
shell-init: error retrieving current directory: getcwd: cannot access parent directories: No such file or directory
shell-init: error retrieving current directory: getcwd: cannot access parent directories: No such file or directory

 

 

 

Cause

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