R12.2 Fails During Installation in RMAN stage, error: ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:semget failed with status: 22

(Doc ID 1602105.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Manager - Version 12.2 to 12.2 [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to install 12.2 the following error occurs during the database creation using RMAN:

Cannot install Oracle Database Home

RW-50010: Error: - script has returned an error: 1
RW-50004: Error code received when running external process. Check log file for details.
Running Database Install Driver for TEST instance

 
Error From the RMAN log:

RMAN> #
2> # $Header: restore-rac1.rman 120.3 2013/03/15 16:39:14 rledezma noship $
3> #
4> # This SQL script was used in EBS 12.1 Rapid Clone to restore a backup
5> # control file.  As RI evolved to use RMAN to restore a backup database
6> # in the staging area, we are using it in RI with a few modifications.
7> #
8> startup nomount pfile=<ORACLE BASE>/11.2.0/dbs/RMANinit.ora
9> restore controlfile from '<STAGE>/EBSInstallMedia/AppDB/PROD/backup_controlfile.ctl';
10> alter database mount;
11> exit
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of startup command at <DATE / TIME>
RMAN-04014: startup failed: ORA-27154: post/wait create failed
ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:semget failed with status: 22
ORA-27301: OS failure message: Invalid argument
ORA-27302: failure occurred at: sskgpbitsper

 

Cause

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