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Re: universal installer sucks!

From: Alexys Flores <>
Date: Fri, 05 Jul 2002 21:31:31 GMT
Message-ID: <TeoV8.2365$>

Are you an Mickey Soft fanatics ????, Off course you need an X-emulator coz your using PC not an X-Window terminal - get a Solaris or AIX or HPUX workstation for that purpose. DAAH, Ask you Network administrator for fast network response time, Also your using a PC DAAH.

MS <> wrote in message
> I have found the gui tool (OUI) for installation slow and painful. It
> used to be tolerable on local LAN installs. Of late I had to install
> 8.1.7 on servers on the east coast (US) (I work in west coast), the
> network being slow - around 75kbps, I found that I have to wait around
> 3-5 seconds for response to each mouse click. Oracle 9.2 install is
> similarly so bad - even on a local LAN install - I have to wait 3-5
> seconds for each mouse click. If I have to scroll on the gui, it's
> just miserable. Is this something others have faced too? Is there a
> way to speed up the process (other than using response files)? I know
> java gui is slow but it can't be so bad, it's probably the application
> that is bad. Is this the best oracle could come up with?
> Other issue I have with this gui is it expects me to have X-windows
> and where I work we connect to unix servers from PC, so we need to buy
> a x-emulator just to install! This is so un-unix. I miss the text
> installer so bad! Can anything be done to force oracle to provide text
> based installer?
> Also with Oracle 9.2 install I find the GUI is still worse, even on a
> local LAN install .
> Any suggestions are welcome.
> thanks.
> -Madhu S
Received on Fri Jul 05 2002 - 16:31:31 CDT

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