Re: Which Linux??

From: Rich Jesse <>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 08:28:04 -0600 (CST)
Message-ID: <34742.>

Hey David,

All Linux source, by definition, are free. Supported binary distros are easy to find as well. I used Oracle's flavor of x86 RedHat from to install 10gR2 Grid Control. Since I have not (yet) purchased the $99 annual maintenance on it, I don't get any package updates on it, and that's fine for me for now.

As an FYI, a buddy recently showed me Metalink article 376183.1 which says you MUST install the games that come with RedHat in order to then install Oracle. Kinda funny if it wasn't so sad.



> People,
> I am thinking of running at 10/11g on a FREE Linux. I know the amount of
> patches you need to stabilise Oracle and get it running can be an issue, SO
> . . .Of the many flavours out there, which do you consider the best and most
> stable? I've used Solaris and HP-UX for many years, so know my way around
> UNIX well.
> Your thoughts please. . .
> --
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> David Cheyne
> BA(hons.)
> Oracle Database Administrator

Received on Thu Feb 21 2008 - 08:28:04 CST

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