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2120298 - Oracle Installer does not start

Symptom

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.base.driver.common.Installer.run(Installer.java:317)
        at oracle.install.ivw.common.util.OracleInstaller.run(OracleInstaller.java:106)
        at oracle.install.ivw.db.driver.DBInstaller.run(DBInstaller.java:136)
        at oracle.install.commons.util.Application.startup(Application.java:896)
        at oracle.install.commons.flow.FlowApplication.startup(FlowApplication.java:165)
        at oracle.install.commons.flow.FlowApplication.startup(FlowApplication.java:182)
        at oracle.install.commons.base.driver.common.Installer.startup(Installer.java:348)
        at oracle.install.ivw.db.driver.DBInstaller.startup(DBInstaller.java:124)
        at oracle.install.ivw.db.driver.DBInstaller.main(DBInstaller.java:155)
Caused by: oracle.install.commons.base.driver.common.SetupDriverException: [INS-10002] Inventory initialization failed
        at oracle.install.driver.oui.OUISetupDriver.load(OUISetupDriver.java:388)
        at oracle.install.ivw.db.driver.DBSetupDriver.load(DBSetupDriver.java:207)
        at oracle.install.commons.base.driver.common.Installer.run(Installer.java:299)
        ... 8 more

---# End Stacktrace #-----------------------------
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
        at oracle.install.driver.oui.LogSafetyChecker.update(LogSafetyChecker.java:76)
        at oracle.install.driver.oui.LogSafetyChecker.update(LogSafetyChecker.java:53)
        at oracle.install.commons.util.EventSupport.fireEvent(EventSupport.java:100)
        at oracle.install.commons.util.Application.fireApplicationEvent(Application.java:1031)
        at oracle.install.commons.util.Application.shutdown(Application.java:946)
        at oracle.install.commons.base.driver.common.Installer.shutdown(Installer.java:406)
        at oracle.install.commons.util.Application.shutdown(Application.java:940)
        at oracle.install.commons.util.exception.DefaultExceptionHandler.handleException(DefaultExceptionHandler.java:48)
        at oracle.install.commons.util.exception.ExceptionManager.handleException(ExceptionManager.java:148)
        at oracle.install.commons.util.exception.ExceptionManager.handle(ExceptionManager.java:362)
        at oracle.install.ivw.db.driver.DBInstaller.main(DBInstaller.java:157)


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Environment

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

Product

SAP NetWeaver 2004 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.1 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.2 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0

Keywords

orainventory, inventory, oracle, installation, installer, oui, runinstaller, aix, hp-ux, solaris, linux, redhat, suse, oel, rhel, sles, orasid, ora<sid>, oraInst.loc , KBA , BC-DB-ORA-INS , Installation SAP System with Oracle , BC-DB-ORA , Oracle , Problem

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