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2977153 - DISK INIT error during installation of SAP Business Suite system - SAP ASE


  • Installing a new SAP Business Suite system with ASE
  • Raises error when creating database: 

ERROR 2020-10-06 13:34:52.159 (root/sapinst) id=controller.stepExecuted errno=FCO-00011
SYB_DB_CONTEXT|0|syb_step_setup_preload was executed with status ERROR
(Last error reported by the step: Assertion failed: Unable to setup database device files. DISK INIT encountered an error while attempting to open/create the physical file for device '/sybase/SID/sapdata_1/SID_data_001.dat'. Refer to trace file sapinst_dev.log and ASE error log for further information).

  • ASE log reports 

kernel dcreate: insufficient space on device '/sybase/SID/sapdata_1/SID_data_001.dat'.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 for Business Suite
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 for Business Suite
  • SAP NetWeaver (NW) - All versions 
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)


SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP 7.52


insufficient space on device , dcreate , disk init , "disk init error" , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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