Tuesday, April 7, 2009

"*** glibc detected *** realloc(): invalid size: 0x081a61f8 ***", Netpoint/Oblix/CoreId/Oracle Access Manager

After the installation of the Access Server component of Oracle Access Manager the HTTP_Server needs to be restarted.

It is possible that the following error occures:

[Mon Feb 16 14:42:44 2009] [warn] pid file $ORACLE_HOME/Apache/Apache/logs/httpd.pid overwritten -- Unclean shutdown of previous Apache run?
*** glibc detected *** realloc(): invalid size: 0x081a61f8 ***

This can be solved by changing the httpd.conf file:
exclude two modules:

#LoadModule perl_module libexec/libperl.so
#LoadModule php4_module libexec/libphp4.so


  1. Tried for a full day trying to get HTTP_Server to start via opmnctl. Incredibly frustrating as I could start directly via apachectl.

    But as soon as I switched on trace level logging, and saw the glibc error - I goggled the error - found this page - and your solution - applied it, and it works a treat.

    Mnay thanks for sharing for the solution!!!!!
    - Mark K

  2. Exactly what I needed. Thanks for the post.

  3. Thanks, you're a life saver.