11.2 Installation Fails with "[INS-08109] Unexpected Error Occurred While Validating Inputs at State 'getOracleHome'" (Doc ID 1409859.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Installer - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While trying to install the 11.2 Database software in silent mode (or through the GUI) the following error occurs:

INFO: Terminating all background operations
INFO: Terminated all background operations
WARNING: [WARNING] [INS-08109] Unexpected error occurred while validating inputs at state 'getOracleHome'.
CAUSE: No additional information available.
ACTION: Contact Oracle Support Services or refer to the software manual.
SUMMARY:
- Java heap space.
Refer associated stacktrace #oracle.install.commons.util.exception.DefaultErrorAdvisor:542


The installation then terminates.

Cause

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