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FMW Installer Prerequisite Check Warning : ".el6-i686; Not found. Failed" - Why are 32-bit Packages Required? (Doc ID 2112689.1)

Last updated on JUNE 05, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version and later
Oracle HTTP Server - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This issue can happen for any Oracle Fusion Middleware (FMW) product of any version, the only difference being different package requirements for each Linux version. 

The following errors occur during the Installer Prerequisite Checks for OHS 12.2.1 installation on Oracle Linux 6:

Checking for compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-69.el6-x86_64; found compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-69.el6-x86_64. Passed
Checking for compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-69.el6-i686; Not found. Failed <<<<
Checking for libgcc-4.4.4-13.el6-i686; Not found. Failed <<<<
Checking for libgcc-4.4.4-13.el6-x86_64; found libgcc-4.4.7-16.el6-x86_64. Passed
Checking for libstdc++-4.4.4-13.el6-x86_64; found libstdc++-4.4.7-16.el6-x86_64. Passed
Checking for libstdc++-4.4.4-13.el6-i686; Not found. Failed <<<<
Checking for libstdc++-devel-4.4.4-13.el6-x86_64; found libstdc++-devel-4.4.7-16.el6-x86_64. Passed


Attempts to resolve shows other errors where there is an inclination to SKIP these requirements:

# yum install compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-69.el6-i686
"No package available".


# yum install compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-69.el6.i686
Error: Protected multilib versions: libstdc++-4.4.4-13.el6.i686 != libstdc++-4.4.6-4.el6.x86_64
# yum install libgcc-4.4.4-13.el6.i686
Error: Protected multilib versions: libgcc-4.4.4-13.el6.i686 != libgcc-4.4.6-4.el6.x86_64
# yum install libstdc++-4.4.4-13.el6.i686
Error: Protected multilib versions: libstdc++-4.4.4-13.el6.i686 != libstdc++-4.4.6-4.el6.x86_64



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