runInstaller fails with "No zipfiles found" if stage area is on NFS server with 64-bit inode (Doc ID 1951485.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to install the Grid Infrastructure software, the software zip files are stored in a filesystem that is NFS mounted. Running runInstaller gives following error after rootpre validation:

Checking Temp space: must be greater than 700 MB. Actual 3456 MB Passed
Checking monitor: must be configured to display at least 256 colors. Actual 16777216 Passed
Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/OraInstall2014-11-04_01-59-19PM. Please wait ...unzip: cannot find or open ../stage/Components/oracle.jdk/1.6.0.11.0/1/DataFiles/*.jar, ../stage/Components/oracle.jdk/1.6.0.11.0/1/DataFiles/*.jar.zip or ../stage/Components/oracle.jdk/1.6.0.11.0/1/DataFiles/*.jar.ZIP.

No zipfiles found.

 

 

Changes

 NFS server was configured to use 64-bit inode

Cause

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