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2120298 - Oracle Installer does not start


When performing the Oracle database installation, after calling the RUNNINSTALLER, you see the following error:

AIX inst error.jpg

And in the oraInstall log, this is what you see:

---# Begin Stacktrace #---------------------------
ID: oracle.install.commons.util.exception.DefaultErrorAdvisor:8
oracle.install.commons.base.driver.common.InstallerException: [INS-10102] Installer initialization failed.
        at oracle.install.commons.util.Application.startup(
        at oracle.install.commons.flow.FlowApplication.startup(
        at oracle.install.commons.flow.FlowApplication.startup(
        at oracle.install.commons.base.driver.common.Installer.startup(
        at oracle.install.ivw.db.driver.DBInstaller.startup(
        at oracle.install.ivw.db.driver.DBInstaller.main(
Caused by: oracle.install.commons.base.driver.common.SetupDriverException: [INS-10002] Inventory initialization failed
        at oracle.install.driver.oui.OUISetupDriver.load(
        at oracle.install.ivw.db.driver.DBSetupDriver.load(
        ... 8 more

---# End Stacktrace #-----------------------------
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
        at oracle.install.driver.oui.LogSafetyChecker.update(
        at oracle.install.driver.oui.LogSafetyChecker.update(
        at oracle.install.commons.util.EventSupport.fireEvent(
        at oracle.install.commons.util.Application.fireApplicationEvent(
        at oracle.install.commons.util.Application.shutdown(
        at oracle.install.commons.base.driver.common.Installer.shutdown(
        at oracle.install.commons.util.Application.shutdown(
        at oracle.install.commons.util.exception.DefaultExceptionHandler.handleException(
        at oracle.install.commons.util.exception.ExceptionManager.handleException(
        at oracle.install.commons.util.exception.ExceptionManager.handle(
        at oracle.install.ivw.db.driver.DBInstaller.main(



  • SAP systems with Oracle database
  • Not restricted to a product or product version
  • Linux or Unix Operating System


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