SQL 2008 R2 with Slipstreamed SP2 fails when install includes Reporting Services - by Nicholas Cain

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ID 771260 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 3
Opened 11/15/2012 8:54:10 AM
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I have the base SQL 2008 R2 media and have downloaded and slipstreamed Service Pack 2 by the same method described at http://blogs.msdn.com/b/petersad/archive/2011/07/13/how-to-slipstream-sql-server-2008-r2-and-a-sql-server-2008-r2-service-pack-1-sp1.aspx

When installing SQL Server using this slipstream there are no issues, however when attempting to also include Reporting Services I get a Watson error when it attempts to start the SSRS service. Reporting Services will not start and it also cannot be patched by rerunning SP2 against the install.
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Posted by Microsoft on 1/15/2013 at 4:01 PM
Thank you for reporting this issue. We tried this scenario on a clean machine and could not reproduce the errors.

The following scenarios succeeded on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1:

1. Created SP2 slipstream install medium as described at [1].

2.1 GUI-based install of SQLENGINE and RS -> Installation successful

2.2 Customer seems to have tried installing combination SQLENGINE,REPLICATION,FULLTEXT,RS,BIDS,CONN,IS,BC,BOL,SSMS,ADV_SSMS as quiet command line installation. Did exact same thing -> Installation successful

Slipstream installation of SQL Server 2008 with SP2 + RS alone does not seem to cause the issue.
Posted by Microsoft on 11/15/2012 at 12:08 PM
Hi Nicholas, thanks for taking the time to report this issue & include logfiles. We will take a look at this issue.

[SQL Server Team]
Posted by Nicholas Cain on 11/15/2012 at 8:55 AM
Logfiles from the install have been attached.
Note: the same issue does not apply to Service Pack 1.