Re: How to install Oracle 10g RAC on OEL Linux 5 using VmWare?
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 09:09:53 -0500
Do you know what version? I was using version 6, and the error message said it ignored the disk.locking = "FALSE" line, ie, it forced disk locking to true. Could be there was something else I needed to set, but what you list there is what I did.
On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 9:06 AM, D'Hooge Freek <Freek.DHooge_at_uptime.be>wrote:
> Actually, I have done this in vmware workstation, not server.
> Below you find an extract of my vmx file. It could be vmware complained
> about something during startup (can't remember what exactly), but I was able
> to configure rac on it without any problem.
> disk.locking = "FALSE"
> diskLib.dataCacheMaxSize = "0"
> diskLib.dataCacheMaxReadAheadSize = "0"
> diskLib.dataCacheMinReadAheadSize = "0"
> diskLib.dataCachePageSize = "4096"
> diskLib.maxUnsyncedWrites = "0"
> scsi0.present = "TRUE"
> scsi0.virtualDev = "lsilogic"
> scsi0.sharedBus = "VIRTUAL"
> scsi0:1.present = "TRUE"
> scsi0:1.fileName = "E:\vmware\cursus_agfa\San\asmspfile.vmdk"
> scsi0:1.mode = "independent-persistent"
> scsi0:1.redo = ""
> scsi0:2.present = "TRUE"
> scsi0:2.fileName = "E:\vmware\cursus_agfa\San\data1.vmdk"
> scsi0:2.mode = "independent-persistent"
> scsi0:2.redo = ""
> Freek D'Hooge
> Oracle Database Administrator
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> From: Andrew Kerber [mailto:andrew.kerber_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: donderdag 17 september 2009 15:53
> To: dave
> Cc: D'Hooge Freek; sabdar.ocdba_at_gmail.com; Oracle List
> Subject: Re: How to install Oracle 10g RAC on OEL Linux 5 using VmWare?
> Yes, I tried it once in VMware workstation, and it kept on telling me
> clustering was not supported. Which meant it would not let you share one
> drive between two workstations.
> You can do it in vmware workstation if you set up a 3rd workstation as the
> NAS server. Like I said, I set it up in vmware workstation using 2 OEL
> workstations, and 1 openfiler workstation. Its not too hard, and gives you
> a much better feel for what a production RAC installtion is like.
> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 8:37 AM, dave <david.best_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 9:05 AM, Andrew Kerber <andrew.kerber_at_gmail.com>
> > Yes, those instructions are for vmware server, not vmware workstation.
> > Thats why I asked.
> Sorry didn't notice that.. Pretty sure workstation doesn't support
> shared disks.. at least the version I used at the time I tested RAC
> Andrew W. Kerber
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