Re: Installing oracle 9i and oracle 10g in one solaris 10 server

From: Palooka <>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 00:42:19 +0100
Message-ID: <qJ7jk.36078$7O1.14181@newsfe12.ams2>

Michael Austin wrote:
> Palooka wrote:

>> Ed wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Is it possible to install oracle 9i and oracle 10g in one solaris 10
>>> server?
>>> Thanks
>>> Ed
>> Shouldn't be a problem at all. I'd be inclined to install both as 
>> oracle; 9i first then 10g - into a different ORACLE_HOME (of course).
>> Palooka

> You can install them in any order. UNIX is not Windows. ;) I will state
> that with the recent patch bundles from SUN on Solaris 10, we are having
> more and more issues getting 9i base to even install. At this time, 9i
> installer is so far out of sync with security patches in Solaris 10,
> that it may or may not work. In which case, you are hosed. (We have
> created clones on earlier Solaris 10 boxes and just lay those down using
> the clone feature). I am no longer in that install group, so I no
> longer have access to those scripts.

No argument here, It's just instinctive to install the earlier version first. And I didn't mention windoze; I was talking Solaris, since that was the OP's question.

Palooka Received on Sun Jul 27 2008 - 18:42:19 CDT

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