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RE: runInstaller -- Linux help?

From: Rachel Carmichael <wisernet100_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 13:16:20 -0800
Message-ID: <F001.004944E6.20020710131620@fatcity.com>


Yeah, I'm going to try that as well. And the change to the gentclntsh script

of course, all of this is supposedly FIXED in 9.2

add to the mix the fact that I am supposed to be moving from one building to another (the date of the move keeps changing) and don't want to get caught in the middle of the install as the movers show up (NO! don't touch that machine! OH CRUD!)

Rachel
--- "Toepke, Kevin M" <ktoepke_at_trilegiant.com> wrote:
> I've had this issue several times on several different versions of
> the
> database/solaris (and for 8.0.6 on NT). The first time I contacted
> Oracle
> support, they said to uninstall everything and re-install. Didn't
> work. Then
> I did a re-install of everything (over top of the failed install).
> And, lo
> and behold, it worked. the same process subsequent times.
>
> Oh, yea. Make sure you have at least 200MB more than Oracle says is
> needed
> for the install.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2002 3:46 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
>
>
> perfect timing for this subject....
>
> we're building a sandbox system. The other person who'll be using the
> system asked that it be a Linux box, I have no hands-on Linux
> experience but doesn't bother me much, I mean I mostly do Unix
> database
> work anyway, it's not all that different.
>
> So we download the Linux 9.2 files.
>
> Tech people start to build the machine (I believe RH since that's the
> certified configuration on the website, I'm waiting for confirmation
> of
> that). He starts the GUI install, calls me as needed (yeah, I really
> DO
> prefer to do the installs myself but I didn't get a vote).
>
> Calls me with errors.... the relinking of the oracle executables
> keeps
> bombing out in all the make files.
>
> I'm at a loss -- it's not finding the .o files, I can see the compile
> step in the makefile, the .c files are on disk where they should be.
> I
> tried to manually compile the .c files based on what is done in the
> makefile, it didn't work. I have no recent (like within the last 5
> years) direct experience with compiling Oracle c files.
>
> Oh yeah, I don't have access to Metalink. I read through the install
> docs beforehand, did not see anything about makefile problems.
>
> Has anyone run into something like this? Joe? I know you've done 9.2
> install in Linux.
>
> Any suggestions? I've been waiting and waiting for this system, it's
> frustrating that I can't get Oracle on it when we really really need
> it.
>
>
> Rachel
> --- Ron Rogers <RROGERS_at_galottery.org> wrote:
> > "It's knowing
> > what to do with it once it's installed that counts."
> > Or what to do when it DOESN'T install or the GUI is broke.
> > When I install Oracle on the OpenVMS server I will have a choice
> of
> > GUI or character. Not much of a decision there.
> > In the past when I was attending the Oracle and HP classes, the
> > instructor would attempt to teach the GUI. I raised the issue that
> > you
> > need to understand the character method first to understand what is
> > going on and what to do if the GUI didn't work. They understood
> back
> > then and we were tought both methods.
> > Ron
> > ROR mm
> >
> > >>> Jared.Still_at_radisys.com 07/10/02 02:30PM >>>
> > > Man I miss character mode installer.
> >
> > Me? I miss Character mode Forms 3.
> >
> > Once you know the form layout for an app, you can
> > really fly through the screens. The 'user friendly' GUI's
> > often do nothing but slow you down.
> >
> > I *really* miss CASE 5. :)
> >
> > Cross Platform: That's what Perl is for. Moving from the
> > character mode installer was one of the stupider things
> > I've seen in Oracle's attempts to "Keep up with the Jone's".
> >
> > So what it SQL*Server has a pretty GUI and push buttons
> > and is so simple a moronic PHB could install it. It's knowing
> > what to do with it once it's installed that counts.
> >
> > Jared
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > "Ji, Richard" <Richard.Ji_at_MobileSpring.com>
> > Sent by: root_at_fatcity.com
> > 07/10/2002 11:10 AM
> > Please respond to ORACLE-L
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> >
> > To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
> > <ORACLE-L_at_fatcity.com>
> > cc:
> > Subject: RE: runInstaller
> >
> >
> > Nice, I wish I have some technical people around to install
> > Oracle for me. Is that Windows or Unix platform?
> > Do they also install patches too? And install
> > OPS/RAC? They must be very technical then. Good for you,
> > but for the rest of us, we have to do it ourselves.
> >
> > Ever install Oracle at work from home over dialup?
> > Took so long just to draw the initial screens. Man
> > I miss character mode installer.
> >
> >
> >
> >
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