Re: Run 32-bit and 64-bit listener at the same time on W3K 64-bit

From: Terry Dykstra <>
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 15:36:12 GMT
Message-ID: <MTi7n.60989$Db2.10051_at_edtnps83>

"Frank van Bortel" <> wrote in message news:d353f$4b5aceb3$524ba3af$
> bdbafh wrote:
>> On Jan 20, 7:07 pm, "Terry Dykstra" <> wrote:
>>> I have Oracle bit running on W3K-64-bit.
>>> Now I need to run a 32-bit (yes I know, ouch) on this box. I
>>> cannot
>>> get the listener to work. I use batch file to specifically point to the
>>> 9.2
>>> environment, but for some reason it points to the 64-bit version.
>>> Any clues?
>> Regarding the database server software, running 32 bit Oracle database
>> server software on a 64 bit OS is not supported.
>> That's a good enough stopping condition for me.
>> You need to run the 32 bit software on a 32 bit OS, be it on a
>> physical or virtual server.
>> -bdbafh
> C'mon! No need for VM's!
> Any idea how much 16-bit applications still run under MS Windows?!?
> Don't you think Microsoft emulates that, just like any OS vendor/producer?
> _at_Terry: Vladimir is correct; apart from that: it is good practice
> to run the highest version of a utility (RMAN/listener/imp/exp).
> Of course, if you would insist on a 9.2 listener: it can be done.
> --
> Regards, Frank van Bortel
> Topposting in Usenet groups I regard as offensive - I will not reply

Using 64-bit listener clients cannot connect. I get ora-12518. Lots of google hits, went through every Oracle on metalink and cannot get it to work.

Terry Dykstra
Received on Mon Jan 25 2010 - 09:36:12 CST

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