The installation of a hotfix fails with the error V-225-205: ERROR: The affinity mask specified conflicts with the IO affinity mask specified. Use the override option to force this configuration.

Problem

 

V-225-205: ERROR: The affinity mask specified conflicts with the IO affinity mask specified. Use the override option .

Error Message

Following is seen in the bkupinst.htm

Setting SQL server max memory to 3069 MB
V-225-205: ERROR: The affinity mask specified conflicts with the IO affinity mask specified. Use the override option to force this configuration. sql:reconfigure ***To search for information about this error, click here
V-225-118: Error installing BEDB ***To search for information about this error, click here

 

 

Solution

 

Using the SQL Server Management Studio, please select the following checkboxes in the instance's properties as shown in the figure below:

-Automatically set I/O affinity mask for all processors
-Automatically set processor affinity mask for all processors

Restart the Backup Exec SQL instance service

 

 


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