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How do I resolve an error message while running the Oralce installer on Solaris 10?

Posted on 2008-10-31
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Hi All,

While executing the oracle installer "runinstaller" on Solaris. I get a error message. Has anyone seen this one before? any solutions?

Thanks for your help!!


-bash-3.00$ /opt/oracle10g/runinstaller
Starting Oracle Universal Installer...
 
Checking installer requirements...
 
Checking operating system version: must be 5.10.    Actual 5.10
                                      Passed
 
Checking Temp space: must be greater than 250 MB.   Actual 1292 MB    Passed
Checking swap space: must be greater than 500 MB.   Actual 1342 MB    Passed
Checking monitor: must be configured to display at least 256 colors.    Actual 16777216    Passed
 
All installer requirements met.
 
Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/OraInstall2008-10-31_09-50-03AM. Please wait ...unzip:  cannot find ../stage/Components/oracle.swd.jre/1.4.2.0.0/1/DataFiles/*.jar, ../stage/Components/oracle.swd.jre/1.4.2.0.0/1/DataFiles/*.jar.zip or ../stage/Components/oracle.swd.jre/1.4.2.0.0/1/DataFiles/*.jar.ZIP.
 
Error in writing to directory /tmp/OraInstall2008-10-31_09-50-03AM. Please ensure that this directory is writable and has atleast 69 MB of disk space. Installation cannot continue.
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Do you have enough space in /tmp? Post the output of "df -h". Also, have you messed with /tmp's permissions? Post the output of "ls -ld /tmp".
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Temp has sufficient space as you can see from the comment.....
Checking Temp space: must be greater than 250 MB.   Actual 1292 MB    Passed

In any case I am sending the output of df -h for double confirmation:

swap                   1.3G   648K   1.3G     1%    /tmp



It also has permissions for all users:

-bash-3.00$ ls -ld /tmp/
drwxrwxrwt  12 root     sys          720 Oct 31 09:50 /tmp/


Any ideas?
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This may be a common Oralce installation error on Solaris. Found a lot of questions regarding this on internet, but no concrete solution.
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Hi,
do the files which the installer declared missing exist?
Did you download a packed file and unpack it? Might it be that some filenames/pathnames got corrupted while unpacking?
Please check!
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The directories its looking for ../stage/Components/oracle.swd.jre/1.4.2.0.0/1/DataFiles/*.jar is very well correct.

But the real folder names is ../stage/components/oracle.swd.jre/1.4.2/1/datafiles/*.jar

I am reviewing the runinstaller script to see if I can change the folder name Components to components.

If its really the folder name that's causing the issue, then its a very lame mistake by Oracle to be inconsistent with the folder names!!!.



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Oops, and that's no joke?
Don't forget to change DataFiles to datafiles!
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