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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 MAY 11, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Secure Enterprise Search - Version 10.1.6 to 10.1.8.4
Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 9.0.4.0.0 to 10.1.4.0.1 [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
***Checked for relevance on 13-Sep-2016***
Oracle Application Server 10g Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.0.4.0.0 to 10.1.4.0.1


Symptoms

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:

Cause

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