Re: Oracle RAC on linux using Virtual Box

From: Steve Montgomerie <>
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 23:51:11 -0400
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On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 11:12 PM, Sanjay Mishra <>wrote:

> Hi
> Need some help from Oracle RAC people who created the test environment on
> Linux using Oracle Virtual Box.
> Here is my configuration
> 1. Installed OEL 6 update 4 on Dell Server with software on Logical volume
> as well as using /dev/sda1
> 2. Also have /dev/sdb sdc sdd sde available where /dev/sdb1 is mounted as
> /oravm1
> 3. Installed Virtual Box 4.2
> 4. While creating VM, i am stuck at the Storage screen as I select create
> new virtual disk on /oravm1 but when viewing the partition layout, I am
> seeing it is installing root filesystem and /home kind of using same where
> I installed the initial server software like in Step 1. It look like if I
> proceed, it will wipe the original Server Linux and at reboot will be in OS
> state
> SO question is
> 1 How to use /oravm1 to take selected 30G for OS software as well as
> layout or create partition on /dev/sdc or so. I am not able to see anything
> except /dev/sda while I am on partition layout screen and press the create
> button
> Please help so that I can complete the setup. I earlier worked using
> Virtual Bob on Windows and has not face this issue. First time using
> Virtual box on linux and stuck.
> Please feel free to send email if I am not clear at any point or need some
> more information or even screenshot for easy reference
> Sanjay
> --

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