11gR1 OUI will not proceed without the xdpyinfo command (Doc ID 747645.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.0.6 to 11.1.0.7 - Release: 11.1 to 11.1
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
IBM AIX Based Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

Oracle Universal Installers (OUIs) prior to 11gR1 did not actually try to use the xdpyinfo command. However, the 11gR1 OUI does, and therefore, the "runInstaller" (OUI) can fail as follows:

Checking monitor: must be configured to display at least 256 colors
Could not execute auto check for display colors using command /usr/bin/xdpyinfo. Check if the DISPLAY variable is set. Failed <<<<

Some requirement checks failed. You must fulfill these requirements before continuing with the installation

 

This is

<BUG 7537857> "11GR1 OUI ACTUALLY TRIES TO USE THE 'XDPYINFO' COMMAND"

Cause

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