OUI Prerequisites Operating System Check Failed On Certified Linux Platform (Doc ID 1327747.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 11, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.5 - Release: 10.2 to 10.2
Generic Linux

Symptoms

When installing the Oracle binaries on the  certified Linux platform you  may receive the following error :

Checking installer requirements...
Checking operating system version: must be redhat-3, SuSE-9, SuSE-10, redhat-4, redhat-5, redhat-6, UnitedLinux-1.0, asianux-1, asianux-2, asianux-3, enterprise-4, enterprise-5 or SuSE-11
Failed <<<<

On doing strace ,OUI stops at following :

[pid 2443] execve("/usr/bin/lsb_release", ["/usr/bin/lsb_release"..., "-r"...], [/* 32 vars */]) = -1 ENOEXEC (Exec format error)
[pid 2443] open("/usr/bin/lsb_release", O_RDONLY) = 4


Cause

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