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

Last updated on APRIL 26, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 11.1.1.2.0 to 12.2.1.0.0 [Release Oracle11g to 12c]
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 11.1.1.2.0 to 12.2.1.0.0 [Release Oracle11g to 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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".

or

# 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

 

Cause

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