BIP Installer Exits With Insufficient Temp Directory Space

(Doc ID 2315642.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2017

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.1.1.9.x to 12c [Release 11.1 to 12.0]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

BIP Installer (FMW Universal Installer) calculates available space under temporary directory and exits with insufficient space.

Using an Oracle installer for BI Publisher 12C and it fails consistently with:

insufficient space even though the rough calculation indicates there is enough space.

 

Exception thrown when running:

[oracle@xxxxxx]$ ./bi_platform-12.2.1.3.0_linux64.bin

Insufficient free space in /tmp/xxxxxxx to extract the installer.

ERROR: Installer execution failed (1).

Cause

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