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/usr/local/bin/bash "bash missing"

Hi All,


Good Day,


abc#uname -a
HP-UX abc B.11.31 U ia64 2547658085 unlimited-user license

Hardware: SD 16




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During Oracle 11g r2 installation existance of bash failure under /usr/local/bin .....bash  error is pointing ....


I appreciate your valuable input to solve this issue at the earliest





T(ogether) E(very one) A(chive) M(ore)
Dennis Handly
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: /usr/local/bin/bash "bash missing"

Oracle should NOT be using bash to install their product, at least not without telling you that you need to install it.

Instead they should be using the Posix shell.

You can download bash from:

Patrick Wallek
Honored Contributor

Re: /usr/local/bin/bash "bash missing"

HP-UX does NOT include the bash shell by default.  The default shell for HP-UX is /usr/bin/sh, also known as the POSIX shell.


If Oracle is requiring BASH for installation, then this is just another example of them trying to sabotage their HP-UX customers!