Re: Oracle 10gR2 Installation on RedHat Linux 5

From: Robert Klemme <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 19:18:29 +0100
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On 28.01.2009 10:55, Frank van Bortel wrote:
> 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?

I interpreted OP that he is running on RH EL 5. I have successfully set up on a CentOS 5 which should be identical to RH EL 5 (apart from the OS name). So I am suspecting a hardware or driver issue or misapplication of Oracle's installation documentation.

Kind regards

        robert Received on Wed Jan 28 2009 - 12:18:29 CST

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