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Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Error 11gr2 runInstaller solairs 11 motif21/ java: fatal:

I was trying to Install oracle database on one of newly configured Oracle Solaris 11 X86-64 bit BOX. I have encountered below error message while executing runInstaller:

jdk/jre/ lib/amd64/motif21/ java: fatal: open failed no such file or directory


Installer is expecting library file  "" which eventually doesn't exists. So there is  a missing package on OS


Install missing package "pkg://solaris/library/motif"

1 - Search for missing package in repository

2 -  Install missing package

3 - Now runInstaller , it should work normally without any errors:


For Installing this package you should have You IPS properly configured.
Please refer my blog post about configuring IPS if you need more information:

Thanks for reading.

Happy troubleshooting :)



sguinales said...

with motif installed[1] still have same error[2].

root@socmsolcrmbbdd01:~# pkg install pkg:/library/motif@0.5.11-
No updates necessary for this image.


Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/OraInstall2015-03-23_01-31-16PM. Please wait ... oracle@socmsolcrmbbdd01:/u01/app/data/database$ Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: /tmp/OraInstall2015-03-23_01-31-16PM/jdk/jre/lib/sparcv9/motif21/ java: fatal: open failed: No such file or directory

me said...

One of the guys did this and everything worked ok. Documented in Oracle documentation somewhere.

export AWT_TOOLKIT=XToolkit

No need to install motif.

kanishka said...

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