11gR2 runInstaller Fails with Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError (Doc ID 1073073.1)

Last updated on MARCH 11, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1.0 and later
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 11-Mar-2013***

Symptoms

11gR2 runInstaller fails with following:

./runInstaller
Starting Oracle Universal Installer...

Checking Temp space: must be greater than 180 MB.   Actual 45495 MB    Passed
Checking swap space: must be greater than 150 MB.   Actual 45570 MB    Passed
Checking monitor: must be configured to display at least 256 colors.    Actual 16777216    Passed
Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/OraInstall2010-02-19_04-42-07AM. Please wait ...-bash-3.00$

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError
        at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
        at java.lang.Class.forName(Class.java:164)
        at java.awt.Toolkit$2.run(Toolkit.java:821)
        at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
        at java.awt.Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit(Toolkit.java:804)
        at com.jgoodies.looks.LookUtils.isLowResolution(Unknown Source)
        at com.jgoodies.looks.LookUtils.<clinit>(Unknown Source)
        at com.jgoodies.looks.plastic.PlasticLookAndFeel.<clinit>(PlasticLookAndFeel.java:122)
        at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
        at java.lang.Class.forName(Class.java:242)
        at javax.swing.SwingUtilities.loadSystemClass(SwingUtilities.java:1783)
        at javax.swing.UIManager.setLookAndFeel(UIManager.java:480)
        at oracle.install.commons.util.Application.startup(Application.java:758)
        at oracle.install.commons.flow.FlowApplication.startup(FlowApplication.java:164)
        at oracle.install.commons.flow.FlowApplication.startup(FlowApplication.java:181)
        at oracle.install.commons.base.driver.common.Installer.startup(Installer.java:265)
        at oracle.install.ivw.crs.driver.CRSInstaller.startup(CRSInstaller.java:96)
        at oracle.install.ivw.crs.driver.CRSInstaller.main(CRSInstaller.java:103)



Cause

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