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Update SAP Kernel in UNIX

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Update SAP Kernel in UNIX

Postby Rajnikanth »

1. Login as root

2. Make new backup directory
cd /
mkdir SIDkernel_10102007

3. Create latest kernel backup
cp -pr /sapmnt/SID/exe/* /SIDkernel_10102007

4. Compare the original kernel and the backup
du -sk /sapmnt/SID/exe/ à 840413 /sapmnt/SID/exe
du -sk /SIDkernel_10102007 à 841992 /SIDkernel_10102007

5. Make new shadow kernel directory
cd /
mkdir newkernel_175

6. Copy the new downloaded kernel files into /newkernel_175

7. Unpack the new downloaded kernel in folder /newkernel_175
SAPCAR -xvf SAPEXE_175-20000221.SAR
SAPCAR -xvf SAPEXEDB_175-20000223.SAR

8. Login as sidadm

9. Stop the SAP System
stopsap

10. Stop saposcol
saposcol -k

11. Login as root

12. Go to the current kernel directory
cd /sapmnt/SID/exe

13. Copy all extracted support packages into this folder
cp -pr /newkernel_175/* /sapmnt/SID/exe

14. Copy back the original file saproot.sh into this folder.
cp -p /SIDkernel_10102007/saproot.sh /sapmnt/SID/exe

15. Go to the current kernel directory
cd /sapmnt/SID/exe
Then run:
./saproot.sh SID

16. Login as sidadm

17. Start the saposcol service
saposcol

18. Start the SAP system
startsap




Thanks & regards
Rajnikanth
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