SAP Knowledge Base Article - Preview

1408046 - Installation on Linux with MySQL error: "Business Objects installation has aborted with a fatal error. [PostInstallScripts::WaitForMySQL]"


The installation of Business Objects Enterprise XI 3 on Linux terminates with an error mesage:

"Business Objects installation has aborted with a fatal error. [PostInstallScripts::WaitForMySQL] MySQL is not started, giving up."

 The installation log file contains the following section:

=== [1257409579] Begin: sh "/home/bouser/bobje//mysql/scripts/mysql_install_db" --datadir="/home/bouser/bobje//mysql/data" 2>&1
[info] Working directory: /home/bouser/bobje/mysql
[info] Neither host '<hostname>' nor 'localhost' could be looked up with
[info] ./bin/resolveip
[info] Please configure the 'hostname' command to return a correct
[info] hostname.
[info] If you want to solve this at a later stage, restart this script
[info] with the --force option
[error] Errcode 1: sh "/home/bouser/bobje//mysql/scripts/mysql_install_db" --datadir="/home/bouser/bobje//mysql/data"



SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.0


SIGPIPE aybabtu , KBA , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , Problem

About this page

This is a preview of a SAP Knowledge Base Article. Click more to access the full version on SAP for Me (Login required).

Search for additional results

Visit SAP Support Portal's SAP Notes and KBA Search.