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Re: Installing 9i fails - insufficient space on C: drive

From: Jerry Metz <JMetz1_at_ix.netcom.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 11:27:41 GMT
Message-ID: <3D2C1A31.32AD0EC0@ix.netcom.com>


I received the same message, but knowing that I had over 50GB of available space when I started, I ignored the message and went on with the install. This may not be the high-tech solution that you're looking for, but then not every wall needs to be knocked down.

Andy Kent wrote:

> Unfortunately the Database Creation phase seems to be able to take up all my
> remaining space on its own.
>
> Surely there must be some way to tell OUI to put this stuff somewhere else?
> I know that some of it can be influenced with %TEMP%. But this doesn't seem
> to work for database creation.
>
> Andy
>
> "Daniel Morgan" <dmorgan_at_exesolutions.com> wrote in message
> news:3D2B649E.424EE335_at_exesolutions.com...
> > Sybrand Bakker wrote:
> >
> > > On Tue, 9 Jul 2002 22:05:59 +0100, "Andy Kent"
> > > <andykent.bristol.DontSpamMe_at_virgin.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > >Attempting to install 9i on w2k barfs when it tries to copy the sample
> > > >database because there isn't enough room on my C: drive. But it seemed
> happy
> > > >with the available space before it started the install. How to I fix
> this,
> > > >other than by not installing a sample database?
> > >
> > > Clean up the C: drive?
> > > The installer is written in Java, which means using lots of virtual
> > > memory. Depending on your configuration the available disk space may
> > > be insufficient.
> > > Every Microsoft installation program has the problem it can't account
> > > for already installed software, when it is checking free space.
> > > How do you address this issue? By cleaning up the disk, I guess.
> > >
> > > Regards
> > >
> > > Sybrand Bakker, Senior Oracle DBA
> > >
> > > To reply remove -verwijderdit from my e-mail address
> >
> > Or, alternatively, run along behind Oracle while it is installing and
> delete the
> > 800+MB of help files with extensions like .MOV, .AVI, .PDF, .HTML, etc. if
> you
> > don't need them.
> >
> > Daniel Morgan
> >


Received on Wed Jul 10 2002 - 06:27:41 CDT

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