[SOLVED] Can we install Oracle 11gR2 on Centos 5.4

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[SOLVED] Can we install Oracle 11gR2 on Centos 5.4

Post by harvarinder » 2010/05/21 23:35:10

Hi,

I am trying to install Oracle 11gR2 on Centos 5.4 but it is not installing.

By looking at http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E11882_01/install.112/e10840/pre_install.htm#CIHFICFD I can see that centos5.4 is not the supported version of operating system for Oracle11gR2.

Is this true that we can not install Oracle 11gR2 on Centos5.4 ??

Thank you.
Harvey.

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Re: Can we install Oracle 11gR2 on Centos 5.4

Post by AlanBartlett » 2010/05/22 14:09:07

For [i]CentOS 5.4[/i] you should look for a reference to [i]RHEL 5.4[/i].

I have looked at the link you have provided and find that [i]Oracle[/i] only refers to [i]RHEL 5.2[/i] ([i]Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 2[/i]).

So the answer to your question appears to be [i][b]yes[/i][/b], it cannot be installed on [i]CentOS 5.4[/i].

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Re: Can we install Oracle 11gR2 on Centos 5.4

Post by harvarinder » 2010/05/23 08:51:26

Hi AlanBartlett,

Thank you for the information.

Can we install any version of Oracle on CentOS 5.4?

If no then I will be using the old un supported version 5.2 and then install Oracle 11gR2 on it. I hope I can install Oracle 11gR2 on CentOS 5.2


Any suggestions?

-- Harvey

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Re: Can we install Oracle 11gR2 on Centos 5.4

Post by AlanBartlett » 2010/05/23 12:28:10

Sorry [b]Harvey[/b], I'm not an [i]Oracle[/i] user. Hence I cannot help you with regards to which version to install on the current version of [i]CentOS[/i] (which, as of the date of this post, is [b]5.5[/b]).

Yes, having checked the link you previously provided, I see that [i]Oracle 11gR2[/i] will install using [i]RHEL 5.2[/i]. As the aim of the [i]CentOS Project[/i] is to be 100% binary compatible with the [i]upstream[/i] product, [i]CentOS 5.2[/i] may therefore be substituted for [i]RHEL 5.2[/i].

As you appreciate, usage of earlier version of the OS is not endorsed nor supported.

Perhaps [i]others[/i] who do use [i]Oracle[/i] may care to comment?

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[SOLVED] Can we install Oracle 11gR2 on Centos 5.4

Post by PRandal » 2010/05/24 11:57:08

See this thread:

https://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=24999&forum=49

If you edit /etc/redhat-release to use the RHEL string, Oracle will install.

Phil

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Re: Can we install Oracle 11gR2 on Centos 5.4

Post by harvarinder » 2010/06/01 02:27:22

Hi Friends,

Thank you very much for your help.

I am able to install Oracle 11gR2 on CentOS 5.2 and 5.4 without any problems. I have followed the following steps to make it happen.

I think the issue was because of permissions.

chmod -R 777 linux_11gR2_database_1of2
chmod -R 777 linux_11gR2_database_2of2

then copy the content of Components folder from linux_11gR2_database_2of2 to the Components folder of linux_11gR2_database_1of2 (That is copying all the folders and file from Components to Components)

chmod -R 777 linux_11gR2_database_1of2

then ./runInstaller

and all worked very well.

Please mark the thread as closed.

Thank you.
Harvey.

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Re: [SOLVED] Can we install Oracle 11gR2 on Centos 5.4

Post by AlanBartlett » 2010/06/01 14:10:04

Thank you for reporting back, [b]Harvey[/b].

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Please mark the thread as closed.
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Done, as requested.

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