Re: installation error

From: Michael Austin <>
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 09:25:16 -0500
Message-ID: <Vz%Gl.5786$>

happytoday wrote:
> On Apr 19, 5:53 pm, Michael Austin <> wrote:
>> happytoday wrote:

>>> have downloaded all necessary packages needed for Oracle
>>> installation but with failure in installation as below :
>>> oracle _at_ inhome /opt/oracle/database>echo $DISPLAY
>>> oracle _at_ inhome /opt/oracle/database>./
>>> system SUNWbtool CCS tools bundled with SunOS
>>> system SUNWgcc gcc - The GNU C compiler
>>> system SUNWhea SunOS Header Files
>>> system SUNWi15cs X11 ISO8859-15 Codeset Support
>>> system SUNWi1cs X11 ISO8859-1 Codeset Support
>>> system SUNWi1of ISO-8859-1 (Latin-1) Optional Fonts
>>> system SUNWlibm Math & Microtasking Library Headers & Lint Files
>>> (Usr)
>>> system SUNWlibms Math & Microtasking Libraries (Usr)
>>> system SUNWtoo Programming Tools
>>> system SUNWuiu8 Iconv modules for UTF-8 Locale
>>> system SUNWxwdv X Windows System Window Drivers
>>> system SUNWxwfnt X Window System platform required fonts
>>> system SUNWxwplr X Window System platform software configuration
>>> system SUNWxwplt X Window System platform software
>>> ERROR: information for "SUNWwfrun" was not found
>>> ERROR: information for "SUNWsport" was not found
>>> oracle _at_ inhome /opt/oracle/database>. runInstaller
>>> Starting Oracle Universal Installer...
>>> Checking installer requirements...
>>> Checking operating system version: must be 5.10. Actual 5.10
>>> Passed
>>> Checking Temp space: must be greater than 250 MB. Actual 1982 MB
>>> Passed
>>> Checking swap space: must be greater than 500 MB. Actual 2348 MB
>>> Passed
>>> Checking monitor: must be configured to display at least 256 colors
>>> >>> Could not execute auto check for display colors using
>>> command /
>>> usr/openwin/bin/xdpyinfo. Check if the DISPLAY variable is set.
>>> Failed <<<<
>>> Some requirement checks failed. You must fulfill these requirements
>>> before
>>> continuing with the installation,at which time they will be rechecked.
>>> Continue? (y/n) [n] q
>>> Continue? (y/n) [n] n
>>> User Selected: No
>>> Exiting Oracle Universal Installer, log for this session can be found
>>> at /tmp/OraInstall2009-04-18_09-39-12PM/
>>> installActions2009-04-18_09-39-12PM.log
>> To be an effective DBA you must also be a pseudo-SysAdmin to be able to
>> troubleshoot simple stuff like this.  Read the install guide and other
>> resources on configuring X-Windows to function with your server/pc.
> How can I configure DISPLAY variable and X-windows ? Any tutorials ?

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export DISPLAY=<same as root display> Received on Mon Apr 20 2009 - 09:25:16 CDT

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