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

Last updated on OCTOBER 06, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Installer - Version: 11.2.0.1 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Oracle Server - Standard Edition - Version: 11.2.0.1 and later    [Release: 11.2 and later]
Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.1 and later    [Release: 11.2 and later]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Installing Oracle 11.2.0.1 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>(OiicSessionVarsReader.java:179)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicSessionContext.constructVariablesVector(OiicSessionContext.java:1702)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicSessionContext.getSessionVariablesArray(OiicSessionContext.java:552)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicSessionContext.setVariables(OiicSessionContext.java:1195)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicInstallSession.initSession(OiicInstallSession.java:1244)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicPullSession.initialize(OiicPullSession.java:1393)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicPullSession.initialize(OiicPullSession.java:1381)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicInstallSession.initialize(OiicInstallSession.java:1009)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicAPIInstaller.initInstallSession(OiicAPIInstaller.java:2020)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicAPIInstaller.initOUIAPISession(OiicAPIInstaller.java:754)
at oracle.install.driver.oui.OUISetupDriver.initSession(OUISetupDriver.java:747)
at oracle.install.driver.oui.OUISetupDriver.setup(OUISetupDriver.java:454)



.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(OUISetupDriver.java:602)

Changes

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.

Cause

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