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[INS-00001] Unknown irrecoverable error installing 11.2 (Doc ID 1127135.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 01, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Installing Oracle on Solaris 10U6, in this example, the following errors are encountered:

install log
oracle.sysman.oii.oiix.OiixException: An error occured in initializing session context : error in opening zip file
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicSessionVarsReader.<init>(
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicSessionContext.constructVariablesVector(
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicSessionContext.getSessionVariablesArray(
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicSessionContext.setVariables(
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicInstallSession.initSession(
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicPullSession.initialize(
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicPullSession.initialize(
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicInstallSession.initialize(
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicAPIInstaller.initInstallSession(
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicAPIInstaller.initOUIAPISession(
at oracle.install.driver.oui.OUISetupDriver.initSession(
at oracle.install.driver.oui.OUISetupDriver.setup(


.err install log
ID: oracle.install.commons.util.exception.DefaultErrorAdvisor:1541
oracle.install.commons.base.driver.common.SetupDriverException: [INS-00001] Unknown irrecoverable error
at oracle.install.driver.oui.OUISetupDriver.setup(


The size and cksum of the install archives are ok when compared to the download site values.

<Note 549617.1> How To Verify The Integrity Of A Patch/Software Download?

The installation failure only occurs after unzipping the downloads.


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