Re: Oracle install on a desktop

From: gazzag <>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 05:28:35 -0700 (PDT)
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On 20 Mar, 11:01, "" <> wrote:
> Hi
> I have installed the above version of Oracle on my Windows XP desktop
> machine, and against my gut feeling I followed the advice of ignoring
> the message about the Loopback connection.
> Initially all seemed well, however now I can only access EM if my
> machine is booted disconnected from the network.  If it's connected,
> in the services list I can see the service hasn't started, and cannot
> be started, I get a fails with status 2.
> Having Googled around, this seem to be because when you in stall a
> directory is created in the structure that either has localhost or
> machine name in it.  A supposed resolution is to copy which ever
> directory you have, and edit the directory name to the other, giving
> you both - this isn't working for me.
> I'm guessing that if I'd followed my gut feeling and set up the
> loopback connection all would have been well from the beginning?
> Is there a resolution, or am I doomed to uninstall and reinstall with
> the loopback?
> Tom

I'm with Sybrand: re-install.

HTH -g Received on Thu Mar 20 2008 - 07:28:35 CDT

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