Problem with Oracle 11G on Fedora 16 and 17

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2012 16:08:40 +0000 (UTC)
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I have an oracle installation ( and suddenly various system configuration tools, like the one for printer (I recently bought a refurbished HP LaserJet IV, after checking that it doesn't contain the Itanium chip) started crashing. The problem was in the expat library which exists in the $ORACLE_HOME/lib. Red Hat bug is:

The workaround is to install instant client and point the local ORACLE_HOME there. Oracle's is patched and not the same as the OS library with the same name and version. That is really troubling because expat XML parser is used just about everywhere.

Received on Fri Jun 08 2012 - 11:08:40 CDT

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