If you follow Steven Chan’s blog you probably know that Oracle Apps Release 12.1.1 is available for download now.
Last week I installed version 12.1.1 for Oracle Apps DBA training here ; error and fix below (oom-killer)
Technology Stack changes in 12.1.1
1. Default database version is 11g (10g in 12.0.X ; 9i in 11i)
2. Default forms and report version is 10.1.2.3 (10.1.2.2 in 12.0.4 ; 8.0.6 in 11i)
3. Default Web Server version is 10.1.3.4 (10.1.3.0.X in 12.0.X ; 9i/184.108.40.206.2 in 11i)
Disk Space for 12.1.1
Vision Database 194 GB
Application Tier 30 GB
Installation Issue Oracle Apps Installation is 5 step process
Step1 & Step 2 are database tier related
Step 1 – 0-20% – Oracle Database Software Installation including registration of DB ORACLE_HOME in inventory. To know more about inventory click here
Step 2 – 20-40% – Oracle Database creation including copy of data files from staging area to data top
Install log file for 0-40% is located at $INSTALL_BASE/ db/ tech_st/ 11.1.0/appsutil/ log/<context_name>/MMDDHHMM.log
Step 3, 4 and 5 are application tier related
Step 3 – 40-60% – Oracle Technology Stack Installation (10.1.2 and 10.1.3 ORACLE HOME) for Application Tier
Step 4 – 60-80% – APPL_TOP and PRODUCT Top setup
Step 5– 80-100% – Configuration, Startup and Checks
Install log file for 60-100% is located at $INSTALL_BASE/ inst/ apps/ <context_name>/ logs/ MMDDHHMM.log
At around 37% Installer failed with message in log file at $Install_Base/db/ tech_st/ 11.1.0/ appsutil/ log/ $SID_HOSTNAME/ MMDDHHMM.log -> RW-50010: Error: – script has returned an error RW-50004: Error code received when running external process. Check log file for details
after several unsuccessful attempts I looked at /var/log/messages and found messages like
Out of Memory: Killed process 2592 (ovisr12)
OOM-KILLER – The OOM killer, a feature enabled by default (on Linux) to protect system from hang by terminating processes using high memory.
If kernel can not find memory to allocate when it’s needed, it puts in-use user data pages on the swap-out queue, to be swapped out. If the Virtual Memory (VM) cannot allocate memory and cannot swap out in-use memory, the Out-of-memory killer may begin killing current user-space processes. it will sacrifice one or more processes in order to free up memory for the system when all else fails.
Fix :Turn oom-killer off:
# echo “0” > /proc/sys/vm/oom-kill (turn off)
# echo “1” > /proc/sys/vm/oom-kill (turn on) More information hereThis issue is also reported in Metalink Note # 460790.1
Other possible reasons for RW-50004/RW-50010
1. If RW-50004/10 @ ORACLE_HOME registration with inventory (DB_HOME or Oracle Application Server 10.1.2 & 10.1.3 HOME); check previliges to oraInventory location
If this is re-install (from previous failed installation), check ORACLE_HOME is not already registered in Inventory>
2. Corrupt media file – For error like AC-00023: Error: Exception: java. io. FileNotFound Exception with RW-50004/10
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