Cannot Start SQL Developer 3 On AIX (Doc ID 1313588.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 3.0 to 4.0 [Release 3 to 4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


Running SQL Developer from AIX, you receive the following error:

"java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: awt (An exception was pending after running JNI_OnLoad)"
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibraryWithPath(ClassLoader.java:1007)
       at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibraryWithClassLoader(ClassLoader.java:971)
       at java.lang.System.loadLibrary(System.java:470)
       at sun.security.action.LoadLibraryAction.run(LoadLibraryAction.java:69)
       at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(AccessController.java:202)
       at sun.awt.NativeLibLoader.loadLibraries(NativeLibLoader.java:50)
       at sun.awt.DebugHelper.<clinit>(DebugHelper.java:29)
       at java.lang.J9VMInternals.initializeImpl(Native Method)
       at java.lang.J9VMInternals.initialize(J9VMInternals.java:200)


Test done with java version "1.6.0"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build pap3260sr7-20091215_02(SR7))
IBM J9 VM (build 2.4, JRE 1.6.0 IBM J9 2.4 AIX ppc-32 jvmap3260sr7-20091214_49398 (JIT enabled, AOT enabled)
J9VM - 20091214_049398
JIT  - r9_20091123_13891
GC   - 20091111_AA)
JCL  - 20091202_01

and
java version "1.6.0"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build pap3260sr9fp1-20110208_03(SR9 FP1))
IBM J9 VM (build 2.4, JRE 1.6.0 IBM J9 2.4 AIX ppc-32 jvmap3260sr9-20110203_74623 (JIT enabled, AOT enabled)
J9VM - 20110203_074623
JIT  - r9_20101028_17488ifx3
GC   - 20101027_AA)
JCL  - 20110203_01

Cause

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