PFT, FTP, or ALM 6.1 Installers Fail with 'Java.lang.OutOfMemoryError' on IBM AIX (Doc ID 1608529.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Funds Transfer Pricing - Version 6.1 and later
Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management - Version 6.1 and later
Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management - Version 6.1 and later
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 7.3 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)

Symptoms

When installing Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management (PFT), Funds Transfer Pricing (FTP), or Asset Liability Management (ALM) 6.1, the installer runs for a while and then fails with the following memory error in the Unix console:

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Installing...
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 [------------------|------------------|------------------|------------JVMDUMP039I Processing dump event "systhrow", detail "java/lang/OutOfMemoryError" at 2013/12/16 14:52:45 - please wait.
JVMDUMP032I JVM requested Heap dump using '/tmp/install.dir.11927638/heapdump.20131216.145245.11927638.0001.phd' in response to an event
JVMDUMP010I Heap dump written to /tmp/install.dir.11927638/heapdump.20131216.145245.11927638.0001.phd
JVMDUMP032I JVM requested Java dump using '/tmp/install.dir.11927638/javacore.20131216.145245.11927638.0002.txt' in response to an event
UTE430: can't allocate buffer
UTE437: Unable to load formatStrings for j9mm
JVMDUMP010I Java dump written to /tmp/install.dir.11927638/javacore.20131216.145245.11927638.0002.txt
JVMDUMP032I JVM requested Snap dump using '/tmp/install.dir.11927638/Snap.20131216.145245.11927638.0003.trc' in response to an event
UTE001: Error starting trace thread for "Snap Dump Thread": -1
JVMDUMP010I Snap dump written to /tmp/install.dir.11927638/Snap.20131216.145245.11927638.0003.trc
JVMDUMP013I Processed dump event "systhrow", detail "java/lang/OutOfMemoryError".
Invocation of this Java Application has caused an InvocationTargetException. This application will now exit. (LAX)

Stack Trace:
java.lang.OutOfMemoryError
  at java.io.FileInputStream.readBytes(Native Method)
  at java.io.FileInputStream.read(FileInputStream.java:238)
  at java.io.BufferedInputStream.read1(BufferedInputStream.java:267)
  at java.io.BufferedInputStream.read(BufferedInputStream.java:328)
  at java.io.FilterInputStream.read(FilterInputStream.java:101)
  at ZeroGb5.a(DashoA10*..)
  at ZeroGb4.putStream(DashoA10*..)
  at ZeroGb5.a(DashoA10*..)
  at com.zerog.ia.installer.actions.CopyDirectory.a(DashoA10*..)
  at com.zerog.ia.installer.actions.MoveFolderAction.installSelf(DashoA10*..)
  at com.zerog.ia.installer.InstallablePiece.install(DashoA10*..)
  at com.zerog.ia.installer.InstallablePiece.install(DashoA10*..)
  at com.zerog.ia.installer.GhostDirectory.install(DashoA10*..)
  at com.zerog.ia.installer.InstallablePiece.install(DashoA10*..)
  at com.zerog.ia.installer.Installer.install(DashoA10*..)
  at com.zerog.ia.installer.LifeCycleManager.b(DashoA10*..)
  at com.zerog.ia.installer.LifeCycleManager.a(DashoA10*..)
  at com.zerog.ia.installer.Main.main(DashoA10*..)
  at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
  at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:60)
  at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:37)
  at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:611)
  at com.zerog.lax.LAX.launch(DashoA10*..)
  at com.zerog.lax.LAX.main(DashoA10*..)
This Application has Unexpectedly Quit: Invocation of this Java Application has caused an InvocationTargetException. This application will now exit. (LAX)
JVMDUMP039I Processing dump event "systhrow", detail "java/lang/OutOfMemoryError" at 2013/12/16 14:52:56 - please wait.


When you review the installation logs, you can see the install has started to run the scripts but then stops suddenly.

The error prevents you from completing the 6.1 installations.

Cause

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