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Segmentation Fault (core dump) When Starting OUI On AIX (Doc ID 278578.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 16, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Installer - Version 2.2.0.12 to 10.1.0.2
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
AIX5L Based Systems (64-bit)
runInstaller OUI
eXceed XServer

Symptoms

Starting the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) on AIX5L can produce the following errors:

Initializing Java Virtual Machine from
/tmp/OraInstall2004-07-14_04-04-06PM/jre/bin/java. Please wait...
stackpointer=2ff20828
Writing Java core file ....
Written Java core to /tmp/javacore63966.1089813865.txt
/tmp/OraInstall2004-07-14_04-04-06PM/installer: 63966

This also can produce a file called javacore

Some details from the javacore file:

SIGSEGV received at 0x42460020 in <unknown>. Processing terminated.
J2RE 1.3.1 IBM AIX build ca131-20020404
Current Thread Details
----------------------
"main" sys_thread_t:0x30210818
----- Native Stack -----
unavailable - iar 0xFFFFFFFE not in text area

and

JVM Exception 0x2 (subcode 0x1B) occurred in thread "main" (TID:0x302B19D8)

Note that the hex addresses will almost certainly be different but the type of errors will be the same

Changes

 

Cause

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