Installer hangs at 38% of the prerequisite checks(Checking Hard Limit: maximum open file descriptors ...) (Doc ID 1346093.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 24, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

Trying to install 11.2.0.2 on Solaris and the installer hangs at 38% on:

Checking Hard Limit: maximum open file descriptors ..


There are no other messages and the installactions.log has no errors.

Cause

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