11g Listener Fails to Start: Cannot Load Program ORACLE_HOME/bin/Tnslsnr (Doc ID 758227.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version: 11.1.0.6.0
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

An attempt to start the 11g listener using the lsnrctl utility yields the following message:

LSNRCTL for IBM/AIX RISC System/6000: Version 11.1.0.6.0 - Production on 23-DEC-2008 10:07:14

Copyright (c) 1991, 2007, Oracle. All rights reserved.

Starting /app/Administrator/product/.../bin/tnslsnr: please wait...

exec(): 0509-036 Cannot load program /app/Administrator/product/.../bin/tnslsnr because of the
following errors:


0509-150 Dependent module /app/Administrator/product/../1110/lib32/libons.so could not
be loaded.
0509-103 The module has an invalid magic number.
TNS-12547: TNS:lost contact
TNS-12560: TNS:proto adapter error
TNS-00517: Lost contact
IBM/AIX RISC System/6000 Error: 32: Broken pipe


Changes

This is likely a new installation or possibly the LIB_PATH, LIBPATH, SHLIB_PATH or LD_LIBRARY_PATH has been changed since the installation took place.

Cause

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