Check the oraInventory/logs/installActions.log file for any errors. Even though you may not see any errors displayed to the screen, the installer may be sending errors to the installActions.log file.
Ensure that you have the required temp and swap space, as well as physical memory. There is a script that you can download and run from Metalink. It will check to see that you have all the requirements to install Oracle9i. Finally, review the release note for your platform to ensure that you have installed all required OS patches.
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