Re: Which Linux??

From: Kevin Lidh <>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 09:08:36 -0700
Message-Id: <>

I used Oracle's Linux to build my test RAC (VMware, etc). I use Fedora Core 7 for my other Linux boxes and have 9i/10g/11g running on them. I can say that Data Guard works between the cluster and one of my Fedora boxes as well. I had issues with ext3 and CentOS a few years ago but that seems to be isolated to me.

If you're going to play with ASM, I think you lose raw disk support after 2.6.9. I have it at 2.6.9-42 but not at


On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 09:29 -0600, Rodd Holman wrote:
> I also dual boot at home. OEL 5 x86_64 and XP. Works great. If you
> are installing Linux on a system with Windows all ready, most installers
> will automatically set up a grub entry for booting to the Windows partition.
> Rich Jesse wrote:
> > Hey Michael,
> > I use grub at home to bounce between Gentoo and Winders. Oracle 10gR2's on
> > Gentoo and I have had no issues with it at all (at least not related to dual
> > booting using grub!).
> >
> >> Very cool!
> >> I was not quite ready to even look into this yet, but, this should shave
> >> off some research time. Has anyone had issues with multi OS boots (
> >> grub )?
> >>
> --

Received on Thu Feb 21 2008 - 10:08:36 CST

Original text of this message