E-COB: Server Express Install Fails with Error "install error, check disk space/permissions and try again" (Doc ID 836678.1)

Last updated on APRIL 08, 2015

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Environment:
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PeopleTools 8.49- 8.5X
Server Express compiler version: 5.0 WP4 - 5.1 WPX
OS Platform: RedHat Enterprise Linux, v5 for x86-64

Issue:
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The site had previously successfully installed the software in /opt. Due to lack of space in /opt on "/" partition, the site deinstalled both MicroFocus Express and the license mgt facility per the "MicroFocus Express for PeopleSoft Extra CD" doc. The deinstall was successful and received no error messages.

The issue is when attempting the install into the directory /usr/src/microfocus receive error immediately after the following section:

Assembler
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as GNU assembler version 2.17.50.0.6-2.el5 (x86_64-redhat-linux) using BFD version 2.17.50.0.6-2.el5 20061020

as -v 2>&1 < /dev/null


Linker
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ld GNU ld version 2.17.50.0.6-2.el5 20061020

ld -V 2>&1 | head -1

Please confirm your understanding of the above reference environment
details (y/n): y

install error, check disk space/permissions and try again


Impact:
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PeopleSoft Application provide several core functionality like Payroll processing, Leave/Benefits processing and Journal processing using COBOL Programs. Without the compiler, the COBOL cannot be compiled and run. So not having the compiler would lead to impacting application functionality and usability. This issue is in development environment, so the impact is limited to development.

Changes

Installed MicroFocus COBOL into /usr/src/microfocus File System, because of lack of space in /opt.

Cause

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