FMW 11g OUI Throws " INST-07407 Unable to detect machine platform or Jvm bits " (Doc ID 986975.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 11.1.1.0.0 to 11.1.2.1.0 [Release Oracle11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This issue is specific to 64bit Unix and Windows Platforms

***Checked for relevance on 02-Sep-2013***


Symptoms

FMW 11g WebLogic 64bit Generic has been successfully installed using Sun JRE 64bit Java.

The FMW 11g Oracle Universal Installer, however, throws the following error after clicking Next on the Install Dialogue screen "Specify Installation Location"

INST-07407 Unable to detect machine platform or Jvm bits

There are no significant errors in the install log files

The last lines in the installActions log are:

[2010-01-07T14:33:19.048+00:00] [as] [TRACE] [] [oracle.as.install.engine] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000IO91KnLFw000jzwkno1BHUIW000004,0] [SRC_CLASS: oracle.as.install.engine.InstallEngine] [SRC_METHOD: onExit] Calling onExit on module:class oracle.as.install.engine.modules.root.UnixRootModule
[2010-01-07T14:33:19.048+00:00] [as] [TRACE] [] [oracle.as.install.engine] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000IO91KnLFw000jzwkno1BHUIW000004,0] [SRC_CLASS: oracle.as.install.engine.InstallEngine] [SRC_METHOD: onExit] Calling onExit on module:class oracle.as.install.engine.modules.presentation.PresentationModule

Last lines in the install .out files are:

Yes option....
inventoryLocation: /u01/app/oracle/oraInventory
outputFile:/u01/app/oracle/oraInventory/logs/installProfile2010-01-07_01-41-48PM.log
in writeProfile method..
Calling OUI Exit Operations Here.

Cause

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