OPatch Fails with Error "bc: command not found" (Doc ID 2152091.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Generic Linux

Symptoms

When executing opatch commands following errors received:

 

Example:

$ opatch version
$ORACLE_HOME/OPatch/opatch: line 750: bc: command not found
Invalid maximum heap size: -Xmxm
Error: Could not create the Java Virtual Machine.
Error: A fatal exception has occurred. Program will exit.

OPatch failed with error code 1

 

Cause

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