How to Resolve INS-08101 during 19c Installation

[INS-08101] Unexpected error while executing the action at state: 'supportedOSCheck'

INS-08101

Met INS-08101 when I installed Oracle database 19c on Oracle Linux 8 update 2.

[INS-08101] Unexpected error while executing the action at state: 'supportedOSCheck'

This is because Oracle database 19.3 supports Oracle Linux up to 8.1, not 8.2.

Solution

To solve INS-08101 'supportedOSCheck', we trick OUI to think the operating system is release 7.8 by using an environment variable CV_ASSUME_DISTID, either temporarily or permanently.

1. Temporarily

At runtime, we can export the variable.

[oracle@ora19c dbhome_1]$ export CV_ASSUME_DISTID=OEL8.1

2. Permanently

Or we can set the variable in the CVU configuration file.

[oracle@ora19c dbhome_1]$ vi $ORACLE_HOME/cv/admin/cvu_config
...
CV_ASSUME_DISTID=OEL8.1

Now we can run OUI again.

4 thoughts on “How to Resolve INS-08101 during 19c Installation”

  1. yes
    -just execute this command $ vi /u01/app/oracle/product/19.3.0/dbhome_1/cv/admin/cvu_config
    -or go through the file explorer and open the file then

    and delete th ‘#’ sign in the ligne
    #CV_ASSUME_DISTID=OEL

    and save the file

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