11gR2 Grid Infrastructure Installation Error: Exception String: Error in invoking target 'all_no_orcl' of makefile (Doc ID 1999581.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When installing the 11gR2 Grid Infrastructure software (11.2.0.4.0 in this case), the following messages are reported when linking the SGA Dump Utility (dumpsga):

   INFO: - Linking SGA Dump Utility (dumpsga)

   INFO: rm -f /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/rdbms/lib/dumpsga

   INFO: if [ ! -f /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/rdbms/lib/ksms.o ]; then (cd /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/rdbms/lib/; /usr/ccs/bin/ar x /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/lib/libserver11.a ksms.o); fi;

   INFO: ar panic: internal structure error

   INFO:
   Stop.

   INFO: *** Error exit code 1

   INFO: End output from spawned process.
   INFO: ----------------------------------
   INFO: Exception thrown from action: make
   Exception Name: MakefileException
   Exception String: Error in invoking target 'all_no_orcl' of makefile '/u01/app/11.2.0/grid/rdbms/lib/ins_rdbms.mk'. See '/u01/app/oraInventory/logs/installActions2015-04-10_12-21-33PM.log' for details.
   Exception Severity: 1
   INFO: Adding ExitStatus STOP_INSTALL to the exit status set
   INFO: Adding ExitStatus SUCCESS_WITH_WARNINGS to the exit status set


Having downloaded a new set of zip files and performed another fresh install, a similar error was encountered as follows:

   INFO: - Linking SGA Dump Utility (dumpsga)

   INFO: rm -f /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/rdbms/lib/dumpsga

   INFO: if [ ! -f /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/rdbms/lib/ksms.o ]; then (cd /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/rdbms/lib/; /usr/ccs/bin/ar x /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/lib/libserver11.a ksms.o); fi;

   INFO: ar: ksms.o not found

 

Cause

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