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 to [Release 12.1]
Generic Linux


When executing opatch commands following errors received:



$ 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



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