Re: Oracle bI 2nd request
Oracle works ok on Debian potato.
Be sure to not to use libc6 greater than 2.1.3 because Oracle as from 8.1.6 doens't
works with glibc2.2 (only 2.1)
If you wait me for 2 days I will post install instructions for Debian on a site...
.and for 128 Mb no problems at all!.....and yes it comes with jre 1.1.8
If someone can compile php4 with oci8 support please notify me
Stan Kaufman wrote:
> Stan Brown wrote:
> > I posted yesterday, and unfortunately, have recieved no replies.
> > I have a fresh potato install, and wish to install Oracle 8I on it.
> > Most of the information I have is for RedGAt.
> > has anyone made this work on Debian? If so, whatr do I need to use
> > this, other than the base install with working X & Gnome?
> > For instance I am totaly unfamiliar with Java, yet I know the Oracle
> > installer is Java based. What packages do I need to add to allow this
> > to work?
> The current 8i (8.1.6) distribution has the necessary Java JDK bundled
> with it. If you have an earlier version, you should get the current one.
> You should join the Oracle Technology Network (it's free); there are
> lots of resources there including discussion groups that will answer all
> your questions. See http://technet.oracle.com/
> > Also Oracle seems to recomend a minimum of 128M RAM. I really am not
> > building a production machine, and I have Oracle runing on HP PA=RUSC
> > boxes with this amount of RAM. Surely I can't really need that much for
> > just a small test instance?
> The installer checks your memory and aborts if there's not enough. And
> 128MB is what you need free *after* your system loads, not just the
> total physical RAM on your machine. So in fact, you need more than that.
> If you're just experimenting, you should consider Postgres. It is free
> (as opposed to Oracle which will cost you *big bucks* to deploy a
> system) and is a great RDBMS. And it has been debianized so installing
> it is effortless.
> > Anyone who has this working, I would love to hear from you.
> > Thanks.
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