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Creating a new database causing errors [message #190175] Tue, 29 August 2006 10:00 Go to next message
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Registered: April 2005

I've installed oracle9i on Linux i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux.

However when I try to create the database I run into errors...

[oracle@amazon2-rac ~]$ sqlplus "/ as sysdba"

SQL*Plus: Release - Production on Tue Aug 29 14:20:19 2006

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ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

Enter user-name:

I can connect as sqlplus /nolog but connect sys/xxxx returns the following error

SQL> connect sys/xxxxx
ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
ORA-27101: shared memory realm does not exist
Linux Error: 2: No such file or directory

I've tried with a password file and without still get the same error...

my env is setup

[oracle@amazon2-rac ~]$ echo $ORACLE_HOME
[oracle@amazon2-rac ~]$ echo $ORACLE_SID
[oracle@amazon2-rac ~]$ echo $LD_LIBRARY_PATH
[oracle@amazon2-rac ~]$

Please any help would greatly appericated.

Re: Creating a new database causing errors [message #190181 is a reply to message #190175] Tue, 29 August 2006 10:25 Go to previous message
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Registered: January 2009
Location: SoCal
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When all else fails you could try reading the fine Linux Installation Guide found at http://tahiti.oracle.com
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