Hi, all

I have a problem with Sybase ASE 12.5 installing on Linux (kernel 2.4.20, glibc 2.2.6).
I got following errors after creating devices:

Building Adaptive Server 'athlon':

Writing entry into directory services... Directory services entry complete.
Building master device... Task failed
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.83 kernel Checked out license ASE_DEV
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.83 kernel Adaptive Server Enterprise
Developer Edition.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.90 kernel Using config area from primary
master device.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.90 kernel Warning: Using default file
'/usr/opt/sybase-12.5/athlon.cfg' since a configuration file was not specified.
Specify a configuration file name in the RUNSERVER file to avoid this message.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel os_create_keyfile: Removed old
segment /usr/opt/sybase-12.5/athlon.krg
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel Internal run-time model set for
Linux - Native
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel Using 1024 file descriptors.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel Adaptive Server
Enterprise/12.5.0.1/EBF 10292 IR/P/Linux Intel/Linux 2.4.7-10smp
i686/rel12501/1781/32-bit/OPT/Thu Jun 6 14:14:09 2002
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel Confidential property of Sybase,
Inc.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel Copyright 1987, 2002
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel Sybase, Inc. All rights reserved.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel Unpublished rights reserved under
U.S. copyright laws.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel This software contains
confidential and trade secret information of Sybase,
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel Inc. Use, duplication or
disclosure of the software and documentation by
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel the U.S. Government is subject
to restrictions set forth in a license
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel agreement between the
Government and Sybase, Inc. or other written
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel agreement specifying the
Government's rights to use the software and any
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel applicable FAR provisions, for
example, FAR 52.227-19.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel Sybase, Inc. 5000 Hacienda Drive,
Dublin, CA 94568, USA
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel Using
'/usr/opt/sybase-12.5/athlon.cfg' for configuration information.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.91 kernel Logging ASE messages in file
'/usr/opt/sybase-12.5/ASE/install/athlon.log'.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.92 kernel kdcl_sess_open: connectivity
library supports master/query syntax.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.92 kernel Directory Control Layer (DCL)
using directory driver: InterfacesDriver
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.92 kernel SSL Plus v3.0.8 security modules
loaded successfully.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:16.92 kernel Network and device connection
limit is 1014.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.04 server Number of blocks left for proc
headers: 3232.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.04 server Proc header memory allocated 1616
pages for each per engine cache
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 server Memory allocated for the default
data cache cachelet 1: 8192 Kb
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 server Size of the 2K memory pool: 8192
Kb
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 kernel Loading [librt.so.1] for Async
disk I/O support.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 kernel dblkIO_aio_init: mapped at
0x42502ea0
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 kernel dblkIO_aio_read: mapped at
0x42503790
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 kernel dblkIO_aio_write: mapped at
0x42503aa0
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 kernel dblkIO_aio_suspend: mapped at
0x42503810
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 kernel dblkIO_aio_return: mapped at
0x42503800
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 kernel dblkIO_aio_error: mapped at
0x42503800
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 kernel Enabling (RT) Posix asynchronous
disk I/O strategy.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 kernel Initializing virtual device 0,
'/home/db/sybase/master.dat' with dsync 'on'.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 kernel Virtual device 0 started using
asynchronous i/o.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 kernel Worker Thread Manager is not
enabled for use in SQL Server.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 kernel Either the config parameter 'use
security services' is set to 0, or ASE does not support use of external security
mechanisms on this platform. The Security Control Layer will not be initialized.
No external security mechanisms will be supported.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 kernel Unix interval timer enabled for
sysclk interrupts.
00:00000:00000:2003/12/20 10:27:17.07 kernel engine 0, os pid 2757 online
Writing RUN_athlon file...
RUN_athlon file complete.
Starting server... Task failed
Unable to boot Adaptive Server 'athlon' because the master device
(/home/db/sybase/master.dat) does not exist.
Server 'athlon' was not created.

Done

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Eugene Prokopiev