Re: 9i runInstaller hangs - AIX 5.3 ML05

From: Frank van Bortel <>
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2008 20:08:12 +0200
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Neil Cudd wrote:
> On 29 Mar, 14:51, DP <> wrote:

>> Thanks Joel,
>> We beleive that we narrowed it down to Reflections, when  we used
>> Cygwin the installer was slow, but it did finish.
>> Dennis

> I've recently been converted to using VNC.
> I always thought x-windows was rubbish - slow and resource hungry -
> and I could never uunderstand why an xwindows client was not bundled
> with Oracle s'ware if it's a prerequisite for installation ...
> grrr ...
> Anyhoo - I've found VNC ( - and it's free) works much
> better where x-windows runs like a dog for no discenable reason that I
> can fathom.
> Regards,
> Neil.

Never had a problem using Cygwin.

Back in the days, I worked for Oracle, we stopped conversations with the client on installation issues, as soon as they made clear, Reflection was being used.
Thought it would have been resolved by now (it's ten years since I left Oracle), but it seems not.
Or you have been using a ten year old version, of course :)


Frank van Bortel

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Received on Wed Apr 02 2008 - 13:08:12 CDT

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