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Installation Stops During Execution of "Oracle Database Configuration Assistant" with Error: "Cannot convert string <fontname> to type FontStruct" (Doc ID 603072.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 13, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version to [Release AS10g to AS10gR2]
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
HP-UX PA-RISC (32-bit)
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Oracle Application Server 10g Enterprise Edition - Version: to


When installing any product containing a "pre-seeded" database on a Linux server, at the moment of the creation of the seeded database, the installation simply stops and hangs forever.  This was initialy diagnosed in an Oracle Secure Search install, but it is likely to happen on any product that might invoke DBCA for database instance creation.

The Database Configuration Assistant prints the following output on the installActions<date>.log:


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