Installing 11.2.0.3 Or 11.2.0.4 (32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x86-64) ) On RHEL6 Reports That Packages "elfutils-libelf-devel-0.97" And "pdksh-5.2.14" Are Missing (PRVF-7532) (Doc ID 1454982.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Universal Installer - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

While installing the 11.2.0.3 or 11.2.0.4 (32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x86-64) database software on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6) server  (x86 or x86-64),
the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) reports that packages "elfultils-libelf-devel-0.97" and "pdksh-5.2.14" are missing.

In the installActions.log the following output can be observed:

:
INFO: INFO: *********************************************
INFO: INFO: Package: elfutils-libelf-devel-0.97: This is a prerequisite condition to test whether the package "elfutils-libelf-devel-0.97" is available on the system.
INFO: INFO: Severity:IGNORABLE
INFO: INFO: OverallStatus:VERIFICATION_FAILED
INFO: INFO: -----------------------------------------------
INFO: INFO: Verification Result for Node:nodename
INFO: INFO: Expected Value:elfutils-libelf-devel-0.97
INFO: INFO: Actual Value:missing
INFO: INFO: Error Message:PRVF-7532 : Package "elfutils-libelf-devel" is missing on node "nodename"
INFO: INFO: Cause: A required package is either not installed or, if the package is a kernel module, is not loaded on the specified node.
INFO: INFO: Action: Ensure that the required package is installed and available.
INFO: INFO: -----------------------------------------------
:
INFO: INFO: *********************************************
INFO: INFO: Package: pdksh-5.2.14: This is a prerequisite condition to test whether the package "pdksh-5.2.14" is available on the system.
INFO: INFO: Severity:IGNORABLE
INFO: INFO: OverallStatus:VERIFICATION_FAILED
INFO: INFO: -----------------------------------------------
INFO: INFO: Verification Result for Node:nodename
INFO: INFO: Expected Value:pdksh-5.2.14
INFO: INFO: Actual Value:missing
INFO: INFO: Error Message:PRVF-7532 : Package "pdksh" is missing on node "nodename"
INFO: INFO: Cause: A required package is either not installed or, if the package is a kernel module, is not loaded on the specified node.
INFO: INFO: Action: Ensure that the required package is installed and available.
INFO: INFO: -----------------------------------------------
:

Cause

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