Registration

Dear SAP Community Member,
In order to fully benefit from what the SAP Community has to offer, please register at:
http://scn.sap.com
Thank you,
The SAP Community team.
Skip to end of metadata
Go to start of metadata

 

Purpose

To help with troubleshooting.

Overview

An SAP  instance does not start. Here are some steps which could be helpful in such cases.

Symptom

An error appears in dev_disp:

ERROR => Kernel incompatible to already connected instances (see dev_ms for details)

Reason and prerequisites

'source id' of msg_server on central (DVEBMGS) or central services (ASCS) instance and disp+work of the affected instance must be the same otherwise instance won't start.

How to check

To check the 'source id' 

1. Logon to central | ASCS instance and execute

  • sappfpar pf=<path_to_instance_profile> DIR_EXECUTABLE
  • <DIR_EXECUTABLE>/msg_server | grep source

2. Logon to application server and execute

  • sappfpar pf=<DI's profile> DIR_EXECUTABLE
  • <DIR_EXECUTABLE>/disp+work | grep source

Solution

If 'source id' is different, change the kernel in <DIR_EXECUTABLE> of affected instance.

 

Related Content

Related Documents

Related SAP Notes/KBAs

 

 

  • No labels