Linux: Tnsping Might Yield: *** glibc detected *** tnsping: free(): invalid pointer

(Doc ID 1459929.1)

Last updated on MAY 21, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version to [Release 10.2]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64



Tnsping using a tnsnames/sqlnet.ora file is successful but also yields the following error:


*** glibc detected *** tnsping: free(): invalid pointer:

For example:



 No changes would be necessary but it is likely that a tnsnames.ora file was copied from another platform/machine and edited manually.


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