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Grid Infrastructure Installation Fail in For Standalone And RAC with file format not recognized; treating as linker script (Doc ID 2373904.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

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


On version, Clusterware , when attempting to install Grid Infrastructure for Oracle Restart or Oracle RAC , the following error occurs.

gridSetupActions2018-03-12_04-17-03AM.log (inside <inventory location>/logs/GridSetupActions2018-03-12_04-17-03AM):

Error in invoking target 'irman ioracle' of makefile '/app/oracle/product/'. See '/app/oracle/oraInventory/logs/GridSetupActions2018-03-12_04-17-03AM/gridSetupActions2018-03-12_04-17-03AM.log' for details.
As a root user, execute the following script(s):
1. /app/oracle/product/

On Performing relink : 

/usr/bin/make -f $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/lib/ ioracle

/usr/bin/ld:/app/oracle/product/ file format not recognized; treating as linker script

/usr/bin/ld:/app/oracle/product/ syntax error


The same error is also seen in the $ORACLE_BASE/oraInventory/logs/GridSetupActions<timestamp>/gridSetupActions<timestamp>.log 



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