Re: Oracle 10gR2 Installation on RedHat Linux 5

From: Frank van Bortel <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 10:55:18 +0100
Message-ID: <6231a$49802b86$524b5c40$>

Ora_DBA wrote:
> I am trying to install Oracle database 10g R2 on RedHat Linux 5.
> The installation goes fine till the Oracle Net Configuration Assistant
> but the DBCA hangs. I have selected to create a starter database with
> sample schemas. I waited for about 4 hours to let DBCA finish its
> work. The "top" command shows that the oracle user process is taking
> about 1% of the CPU. It just gets stuck.
> I checked all the Hardware/Software requirements, Kernel parameter
> configuration etc. All the requirements specified in the Installation
> guide have been met.
> If anyone on this forum has encountered the same problem, could you
> please let me know how you resolved it ?
> Thanks in advance.

I started off with V5.2, and it definitely did not support Oracle. RH 6.0 and 6.2 were a RPITA to get Oracle running. I suspect you are running something else - Fedora 6, perhaps? ES 5.0?

Did you check the Linux/Oracle installation wizard site? It's at


Frank van Bortel
Received on Wed Jan 28 2009 - 03:55:18 CST

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