10gR2 OUI Fails with error: "An unexpected error has been detected by HotSpot Virtual Machine" (Doc ID 1349066.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.5 and later   [Release: 10.2 and later ]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms


While installing the 10.2.0.5 patchset, OUI gives below error:



Initializing Java Virtual Machine from /tmp/OraInstall2011-07-26_12-02-23PM/jre/1.4.2/bin/java. Please wait...
Oracle Universal Installer, Version 10.2.0.5.0 Production
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#
# An unexpected error has been detected by HotSpot Virtual Machine:
#
# SIGSEGV (0xb) at pc=0xfd589140, pid=27286, tid=1
#
# Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (1.4.2_14-b05 mixed mode)
# Problematic frame:
# V [libjvm.so+0x189140]
#
# An error report file with more information is saved as hs_err_pid27286.log
#
# If you would like to submit a bug report, please visit:
# http://java.sun.com/webapps/bugreport/crash.jsp

Cause

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