How to install NetWare 5.1 on a Pentium IV server

  • 10064269
  • NOVL56106
  • 17-Aug-2001
  • 23-Apr-2003

Goal

How to install NetWare 5.1 on a Pentium IV server

Fact

Pentium 4 processor

Pentium IV processor

Novell NetWare 5.1

Symptom

Installing NetWare 5.1 on Pentium 4 hardware will cause the install to hang when SYMCJIT.NLM is loaded.

java: Page fault occurred while executing class com.novell.application.install.setup

Short term memory allocator is out of memory.1 attempts to get more memory failed

java: Class com.novell.application.install.setup exited with status -5

This often happens at the GUI portion of the install.

Cause

Pentium 4 hardware will cause the install to fail.

Fix

Download the file 4PENT.EXE by following this link:  https://support.novell.com/servlet/filedownload/uns/pub/4pent.exe/  and follow the installation instructions included in that patch

Download also found in Pentium 4 and NetWare 5.1 install - KB 2958220 

Note

We are working to get an overlay CD for nw5.1 which will include this patch. As of now, the overlay CD for nw5.1 sp5  does not include this patch.