Cannot Install WebLogic Using Generic Installer generic.jar On AIX (Doc ID 1352554.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Weblogic Server - Version: 9.2 to 10.3.6
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Starting the Weblogic installer

$ /JAVA_HOME/bin/java -jar -d64 /u01/app/oracle/product/wls1035_generic.jar -mode=console -log=/test-env/wls.log

The process fails with below error:

** Insufficient disk space! The installer requires:
** 218MB for the Middleware Home at /u01/app/oracle/product/fmw, 515MB for the product at ** /u01/app/oracle/product/fmw/wlserver_10.3,/u01/app/oracle/product/fmw/
** coherence_3.6,/u01/app/oracle/product/fmw/utils/uninstall/WebLogic_Platform_10.3.5.0 and
** 1141MB temporary work space at /tmp/bea5754544507853952625.tmp.
** There is only 1MB available at /u01/app/oracle/product/fmw/wlserver_10.3.


In log following exception can be seen:

who: 0551-012 The process is not attached to a terminal.

Do not run who am i as a background process.
.......
2011-08-09 14:45:34,002 WARN [readCachedArchiveInfo] com.bea.plateng.wizard.installer.silent.tasks.ReadCachedArchiveInfoTask - Unable to read archive.bea from /tmp/
2011-08-09 14:45:37,191 ERROR [WizardController] com.bea.plateng.common.util.DetectFreeSpace - who: 0551-012 The process is not attached to a terminal.
2011-08-09 14:45:37,191 ERROR [WizardController] com.bea.plateng.common.util.DetectFreeSpace - Do not run who am i as a background process.
2011-08-09 14:45:37,192 ERROR [WizardController] com.bea.plateng.common.util.DetectFreeSpace -
2011-08-09 14:45:37,192 ERROR [WizardController] com.bea.plateng.common.util.DetectFreeSpace - Usage: who [-AabdHilmpqrsTtuwX?] [am {i,I}] [utmp_like_file] 2011


Cause

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