FMW 11g Classic Installation Fails With INST-07407: Unable To Detect Machine Platform Or Jvm Bits (Doc ID 1267678.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Discoverer - Version 11.1.1.1.0 to 11.1.1.6.0 [Release 11g]
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 11.1.1.1.0 to 11.1.1.6.0 [Release Oracle11g]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Weblogic Server version 10.3.3 (64-bit) was successfully installed on Linux 64-bit using JDK 1.6 (64-bit) as follows:

<JDK_location>/bin/java -d64 -jar wls1033_generic.jar

However, the subsequent installation of Discoverer 11.1.1.3.0 (64-bit) gives the following error:

INST-07407: Unable to detect machine platform or JVM bits.

The /oraInventory/logs/install.log shows the following errors:

[2010-10-05T11:31:09.934-07:00] [as] [NOTIFICATION] [] [oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.handler.weblogicQueries.checkWLSBits] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000IhxdiH0Fw000jzwkno1CeqsE000004,0] javaHomes: [/usr/lib/jvm/java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0.x86_64]
[2010-10-05T11:31:09.935-07:00] [as] [NOTIFICATION] [] [oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.handler.weblogicQueries.checkWLSBits] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000IhxdiH0Fw000jzwkno1CeqsE000004,0] Java Locations: [/usr/lib/jvm/java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0.x86_64]
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[oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.handler.weblogicQueries.checkWLSBits] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000IhxdiH0Fw000jzwkno1CeqsE000004,0] errID ====>>>>:INST-07407
[2010-10-05T11:31:10.082-07:00] [as] [NOTIFICATION] [] [oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.handler.weblogicQueries.checkWLSBits] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000IhxdiH0Fw000jzwkno1CeqsE000004,0] Error:Error in detecting machine platform or JVM bits.
[2010-10-05T11:31:10.082-07:00] [as] [NOTIFICATION] [] [oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.handler.weblogicQueries.checkWLSBits] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000IhxdiH0Fw000jzwkno1CeqsE000004,0] Cause:Unable to detect machine platform or JVM bits.
[2010-10-05T11:31:10.082-07:00] [as] [NOTIFICATION] [] [oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.handler.weblogicQueries.checkWLSBits] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000IhxdiH0Fw000jzwkno1CeqsE000004,0] Action:Make sure machine platform and JVM are supported.

Cause

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