Re: Completely unsupported, I know (RAC 11g on a laptop)

From: patrick boulay <>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 22:28:08 +0200
Message-ID: <49f766d9$0$5737$>

Palooka wrote:
> I am trying (for self educational purposes) to install RAC (11g) on a
> laptop using VMware with two guest clients (CentOS5 masquerading as
> RHEL5) in a cluster.
> Does anyone have an idea what the minimum physical RAM is on the host? I
> have 2GB, so when I try to allocate 1GB each to the nodes it gets a bit
> unstable. However, if I allocate 512M to each guest, their OS is
> perfectly stable, but there does not seem to be sufficient resource to
> start the ASM instances successfully.
> I think I need to upgrade the laptop to 4GB physical RAM before this
> will work. What is the opinion of the panel?
> Thanks,
> Palooka

I did this with a 4GB laptop
I had to install windows vista 64 bits to support more than 3GB of memory then vmware and created Oracle Linux vm machines all this with 11g Received on Tue Apr 28 2009 - 15:28:08 CDT

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