ACSLS 8.3 Oracle Linux 6.4 : new install : database fails to initialize
Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2018
Applies to:Sun StorageTek Auto Cartridge Sys Lib SW (ACSLS) - Version 8.3 to 8.3 [Release 8.0]
install.sh error messages:
Installing the ACSLS Database....
Which file system will be used to store database backups? [/apps1/backup]? /apps2/backup
Backup directory: /apps2/backup :. Is this correct? (y or n): y
Back up directory is: /apps2/backup
Removing prior /apps2/backup/lock ...
Checking if the ACSLS database is installed...
Initializing Database Server ...
Error while initializing the database server
Error while starting the database server
install.sh 2208: Error: ACSLS database installation failed. Exiting.
Please review the /tmp/install.log.
cat: /tmp/install_acsdb.out: No such file or directory
rm: cannot remove `/tmp/install_acsdb.out': No such file or directory
install.sh 1710: Error: Database backup directory '(NULL)' doesn't exist.
While running the install.sh, database will not initialize. Error messages point to permissions of backup directory. That is not really the issue.
The issue is with this error: "Error while initializing the database server" which is due to a failed initdb command.
Notice this error message...run on the command line of the ACSLS 8.3 Linux server...
$ $pgPath/initdb -D $PGDATA
-bash: /usr/bin/initdb: No such file or directory
This is a clue as to what is not installed properly.
The directory changing permissions was a red herring.
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