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SAPINST fails with getpwent() error

When running sapinst I get the following error when I enter the profile directory and also when I select the kernel DVD to use:

INFO 2009-07-05 10:02:18

Execute step getProfileDir of component



INFO 2009-07-05 10:02:33

Account hpsadm already exists.

INFO 2009-07-05 10:02:33

Account 0 already exists.

WARNING 2009-07-05 10:02:33

System call failed. Error 3 (The process does not exist.) in execution of system

call 'getpwent' with parameter (), line (156) in file (syuxcgroup.cpp).

INFO 2009-07-05 10:02:33

Account 3000 already exists.

INFO 2009-07-05 10:02:43

Account sapsys already exists.

When I get to the point where it wants the DB2 administrator passwords it again happens but this time sapinst fails with a core dump. I'm not sure this last failure really matters as I believe the damage to the migration has already ocurred with the error above.

I am logged on as root.

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