Oracle Universal Installer Crashes: Could not initialize class java.awt.dnd.DragSource (Doc ID 2154348.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

During Grid Infrastructure install, after selecting "Advanced Installation" from OUI then clicking Next, the installer crashes with the following error(s)

 

installActions<time_stamp>.log

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...

SEVERE: [FATAL] java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: Could not initialize class java.awt.dnd.DragSource
SUMMARY:
- Could not initialize class java.awt.dnd.DragSource.
Refer associated stacktrace #oracle.install.commons.util.exception.DefaultErrorAdvisor:522

oraInstall<time_stamp>.err

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java.lang.RuntimeException: cannot load system cursor: CopyDrop.32x32
at sun.awt.X11.XToolkit.lazilyLoadDesktopProperty(XToolkit.java:1136)     <-----HERE
at java.awt.Toolkit.getDesktopProperty(Toolkit.java:1759)
at java.awt.dnd.DragSource.load(DragSource.java:119)
at java.awt.dnd.DragSource.<clinit>(DragSource.java:135)
at oracle.bali.ewt.shuttle.ShuttleDnDSupport._init(ShuttleDnDSupport.java:363)
at oracle.bali.ewt.shuttle.ShuttleDnDSupport.<init>(ShuttleDnDSupport.java:59)
at oracle.bali.ewt.shuttle.Shuttle._createShuttleDnDSupport(Shuttle.java:3394)
at oracle.bali.ewt.shuttle.Shuttle._setPicker(Shuttle.java:1662)
at oracle.bali.ewt.shuttle.Shuttle._setToPicker(Shuttle.java:1575)
at oracle.bali.ewt.shuttle.Shuttle.setToPicker(Shuttle.java:572)
at oracle.install.ivw.common.view.ProductLanguagePane.buildUI(ProductLanguagePane.java:157)
at oracle.install.ivw.common.view.ProductLanguagePane.<init>(ProductLanguagePane.java:94)
at oracle.install.ivw.common.view.ProductLanguageGUI.<init>(ProductLanguageGUI.java:55)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.java:27)
at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:513)
at java.lang.Class.newInstance0(Class.java:357)
at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Class.java:310)
at oracle.install.commons.flow.ViewManager.getView(ViewManager.java:58)
at oracle.install.commons.flow.State.getView(State.java:113)
at oracle.install.commons.flow.jewt.WizardBottomPanelHandler.updatePanel(WizardBottomPanelHandler.java:84)
at oracle.install.commons.flow.jewt.WizardBottomPanelHandler$1.call(WizardBottomPanelHandler.java:63)
at oracle.install.commons.flow.jewt.WizardBottomPanelHandler$1.call(WizardBottomPanelHandler.java:61)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync.innerRun(FutureTask.java:303)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:138)
at java.awt.event.InvocationEvent.dispatch(InvocationEvent.java:209)
at java.awt.EventQueue.dispatchEventImpl(EventQueue.java:679)
at java.awt.EventQueue.access$400(EventQueue.java:81)
at java.awt.EventQueue$2.run(EventQueue.java:640)
at java.awt.EventQueue$2.run(EventQueue.java:638)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at java.security.AccessControlContext$1.doIntersectionPrivilege(AccessControlContext.java:86)
at java.awt.EventQueue.dispatchEvent(EventQueue.java:649)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpOneEventForFilters(EventDispatchThread.java:269)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEventsForFilter(EventDispatchThread.java:184)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEventsForHierarchy(EventDispatchThread.java:174)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEvents(EventDispatchThread.java:169)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEvents(EventDispatchThread.java:161)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.run(EventDispatchThread.java:122)
Caused by: java.awt.AWTException: Exception: class java.lang.IllegalArgumentException Width (0) and height (0) must be non-zero occurred while creating cursor CopyDrop.32x32
at java.awt.Cursor.getSystemCustomCursor(Cursor.java:339)       <-----AWT trying to draw GUI on Display with invalid width and height values
at sun.awt.X11.XToolkit.lazilyLoadDesktopProperty(XToolkit.java:1134)
... 39 more

No additional information is given when clicking the Details button.

Additionally, choosing 'Typical Installation' in OUI works with no issue.

 

  

  

Changes

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