OPatch Commands fail with JVMJ9VM019E Fatal error: Unable to find and initialize required class java/lang/ClassCircularityError (Doc ID 1467261.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 10, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Installer - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Below errors are displayed while executing any opatch related commands:

JVMJ9VM019E Fatal error: Unable to find and initialize required class java/lang/ClassCircularityError
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/vm.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/core.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/charsets.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/graphics.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/security.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/ibmpkcs.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/ibmorb.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/ibmcfw.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/ibmorbapi.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/ibmjcefw.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/ibmjgssprovider.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/ibmjsseprovider2.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/ibmjaaslm.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/ibmcertpathprovider.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/server.jar
JVMJ9VM020I Searched in /u01/app/oracle/export/install_patch/new_home/jdk/jre/lib/xml.jar
JVMJ9VM023I This may indicate that JAVA_HOME is incorrect, or that class libraries are not installed
JVMJ9VM035 Unable to allocate OutOfMemoryError
JVMDUMP006I Processing dump event "abort", detail "" - please wait.
JVMDUMP032I JVM requested System dump using '/u01/app/oracle/product/11.1.0/db_1/core.20120522.093755.31653894.0001.dmp' in response to an event
JVMDUMP010I System dump written to /u01/app/oracle/product/11.1.0/db_1/core.20120522.093755.31653894.0001.dmp
JVMDUMP032I JVM requested Snap dump using '/u01/app/oracle/product/11.1.0/db_1/Snap.20120522.093755.31653894.0002.trc' in response to an event
JVMDUMP010I Snap dump written to /u01/app/oracle/product/11.1.0/db_1/Snap.20120522.093755.31653894.0002.trc
JVMDUMP032I JVM requested Java dump using '/u01/app/oracle/product/11.1.0/db_1/javacore.20120522.093755.31653894.0003.txt' in response to an event
JVMDUMP010I Java dump written to /u01/app/oracle/product/11.1.0/db_1/javacore.20120522.093755.31653894.0003.txt
JVMDUMP013I Processed dump event "abort", detail "".

OPatch completed with warnings.

 

Cause

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