runInstaller (OUI) gets "Failed to find VM - aborting" due to SELinux default "Enforcing" mode in RHEL5 (Doc ID 1482291.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
IBM: Linux on System z

Symptoms

During Grid 11.2 install, Oracle Universal Installer (OUI), runInstaller, gets error "Failed to find VM - aborting".

Starting Oracle Universal Installer...

Checking Temp space: must be greater than 80 MB.   Actual 4041 MB    Passed
Checking swap space: must be greater than 150 MB.   Actual 15999 MB    Passed
Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/OraInstall2012-07-30_05-29-59PM.
Please wait ...[oracle@xxx]$ Failed to find VM - aborting

 

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms