ORA-29548 Java system class reported: could not identify release specified in classes.bin or ORA-29516 java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError sun.net.PortConfig.getLower0 (Doc ID 2149046.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
*** Content in this document is reviewed up to Mar 2017 ***

This document discusses root causes for the following errors and how to resolve them:

1) ORA-29548: Java system class reported: could not identify release specified in classes.bin

2) ORA-29548: Java system class reported: release of classes.bin in the database does not match that of the oracle executable

3) ORA-29516: Aurora assertion failure: Assertion failure at eox.c:359
Uncaught exception Root of all Java exceptions: java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError sun.net.PortConfig.getLower0

Symptoms

One or more of the following symptoms may be present:

1) The Oracle JVM component became invalid after applying or rolling back an OJVM PSU patch to the database

2) Running "select dbms_java.longname('TEST') from dual;" throws one of the following errors.

3) In the database alert log you see entries like "joxcsys: release mismatch".

4) Attempts to run existing Java stored procedures are failing with one of the above errors or ORA-03113 / ORA-07445: [joet_create_root_thread_group].

Changes

An OJVM PSU patch was applied or rolled back.

Cause

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