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OPatch Error " java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: ... ... " (Doc ID 417372.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 11, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Oracle Universal Installer - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: to
IBM AIX Based Systems (64-bit)


opatch apply failing with following error

Accessing inventory ... (retry 10 times, delay 30 seconds each time)

System Command: /u01/app/oracle/product/920/jdk/jre/bin/java

-Doracle.installer.invPtrLoc=/etc/oraInst.loc -Dopatch.retry=10 -Dopatch.delay=30 -classpath


20/OPatch/jlib/opatch.jar::/u01/app/oracle/product/920/jlib/share.jar" opatch/CheckConflict

"/u01/app/oracle/oui" "/u01/app/oracle/product/920" 5047902 "5047902 "


Result :

java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: /u01/app/oracle/oui/bin/aix/ load ENOEXEC on

shared library(s) /u01/app/oracle/oui/bin/aix/

at java.lang.ClassLoader$NativeLibrary.load(Native Method)

at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibrary0(

at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibrary(

at java.lang.Runtime.load0(

at java.lang.System.load(

at oracle.sysman.oii.oiip.osd.unix.OiipuUnixOps.loadNativeLib(

at oracle.sysman.oii.oiip.osd.unix.OiipuUnixOps.<clinit>(

at oracle.sysman.oii.oiip.oiipg.OiipgEnvironment.getEnv(

at oracle.sysman.oii.oiio.oiiol.OiiolTextLogger.initializeTextLog(

at oracle.sysman.oii.oiio.oiiol.OiiolTextLogger.clearLog(

at oracle.sysman.oii.oiio.oiiol.OiiolTextLogger.setLogLoc(

at oracle.sysman.oii.oiio.oiiol.OiiolTextLogger.setLogLoc(

at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicStandardInventorySession.initLog(

at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicStandardInventorySession.initSession(



64bit Java used/specified during Oracle Software installation


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