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error "MainEngineThread is returning 1603" while installing HPC 2008..

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    need your urgent help..

     

    I am getting below in error log file while trying to install HPC 2008 express pack. this is my first cluster node and trying to setup HPC on top of windows 2008 R2 Ent SP1 .

     

    The install terminates with fatal errr . below is log file.




    MSI (s) (00:70) [10:06:55:411]: Executing op: ComponentUnregister(ComponentId={1A9A3F5E-9AFC-4BC6-8BD1-F96B5F29F52E},ProductKey={CD5190DD-A85D-4844-9BF4-AC6B04EB1A12},BinaryType=1,)
    MSI (s) (00:70) [10:06:55:411]: Executing op: End(Checksum=0,ProgressTotalHDWord=0,ProgressTotalLDWord=0)
    MSI (s) (00:70) [10:06:55:411]: Error in rollback skipped. Return: 5
    MSI (s) (00:70) [10:06:55:413]: Note: 1: 2318 2:
    MSI (s) (00:70) [10:06:55:414]: No System Restore sequence number for this installation.
    MSI (s) (00:70) [10:06:55:414]: Unlocking Server
    MSI (s) (00:70) [10:06:55:452]: PROPERTY CHANGE: Deleting UpdateStarted property. Its current value is '1'.
    Action ended 10:06:55: INSTALL. Return value 3.
    MSI (s) (00:70) [10:06:55:456]: MainEngineThread is returning 1603
    MSI (s) (00:E8) [10:06:55:459]: RESTART MANAGER: Session closed.
    MSI (s) (00:E8) [10:06:55:459]: No System Restore sequence number for this installation.
    MSI (s) (00:E8) [10:06:55:463]: User policy value 'DisableRollback' is 0
    MSI (s) (00:E8) [10:06:55:463]: Machine policy value 'DisableRollback' is 0
    MSI (s) (00:E8) [10:06:55:463]: Incrementing counter to disable shutdown. Counter after increment: 0
    MSI (s) (00:E8) [10:06:55:463]: Note: 1: 1402 2: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Rollback\Scripts 3: 2
    MSI (s) (00:E8) [10:06:55:464]: Note: 1: 1402 2: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Rollback\Scripts 3: 2
    MSI (s) (00:E8) [10:06:55:465]: Decrementing counter to disable shutdown. If counter >= 0, shutdown will be denied. Counter after decrement: -1
    MSI (s) (00:E8) [10:06:55:465]: Restoring environment variables
    MSI (s) (00:E8) [10:06:55:466]: Destroying RemoteAPI object.
    MSI (s) (00:30) [10:06:55:466]: Custom Action Manager thread ending.
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:470]: Back from server. Return value: 1603
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:471]: Decrementing counter to disable shutdown. If counter >= 0, shutdown will be denied. Counter after decrement: -1
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:471]: PROPERTY CHANGE: Deleting SECONDSEQUENCE property. Its current value is '1'.
    Action ended 10:06:55: ExecuteAction. Return value 3.
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:471]: Doing action: SetupCompleteError
    Action start 10:06:55: SetupCompleteError.
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:471]: Note: 1: 2235 2: 3: ExtendedType 4: SELECT `Action`,`Type`,`Source`,`Target`, NULL, `ExtendedType` FROM `CustomAction` WHERE `Action` = 'SetupCompleteError'
    Info 2898.For TahomaBold10 textstyle, the system created a 'Tahoma' font, in 1 character set, of 16 pixels height.
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:477]: Note: 1: 2205 2: 3: _RemoveFilePath
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:489]: Note: 1: 2756 2: BOOTIMAGEDIR
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:489]: Note: 1: 2756 2: EXPRESSDIR
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:489]: Note: 1: 2756 2: ENTERPRISEDIR
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:489]: Note: 1: 2756 2: DOTNETFRAMEWORKDIR
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:489]: Note: 1: 2756 2: REPORTVIEWERDIR
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:491]: PROPERTY CHANGE: Modifying CostingComplete property. Its current value is '0'. Its new value: '1'.
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:491]: Note: 1: 2205 2: 3: BindImage
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:491]: Note: 1: 2205 2: 3: ProgId
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:491]: Note: 1: 2205 2: 3: PublishComponent
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:491]: Note: 1: 2205 2: 3: SelfReg
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:491]: Note: 1: 2205 2: 3: Extension
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:491]: Note: 1: 2205 2: 3: Font
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:491]: Note: 1: 2205 2: 3: Shortcut
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:491]: Note: 1: 2205 2: 3: Class
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:06:55:492]: Note: 1: 2727 2:
    Action ended 10:10:56: SetupCompleteError. Return value 2.
    Action ended 10:10:56: INSTALL. Return value 3.
    === Logging stopped: 6/29/2011 10:10:56 ===
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:10:56:953]: Note: 1: 1708
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:10:56:953]: Product: Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 R2 Server Components -- Installation failed.

    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:10:56:956]: Windows Installer installed the product. Product Name: Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 R2 Server Components. Product Version: 3.0.2369.0. Product Language: 1033. Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation. Installation success or error status: 1603.

    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:10:56:957]: Grabbed execution mutex.
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:10:56:957]: Cleaning up uninstalled install packages, if any exist
    MSI (c) (C4:0C) [10:10:56:960]: MainEngineThread is returning 1603
    === Verbose logging stopped: 6/29/2011 10:10:56 ===
     
    Wednesday, June 29, 2011 2:20 AM

Answers

  • OK guys

    this stands resolved now. i have disabled the firewall service and hence was not allowing me to install. after enabling the firewall service , i was able to install it.

    • Marked as answer by sushil mudgil Thursday, August 18, 2011 4:56 AM
    Thursday, July 07, 2011 8:30 AM