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Oracle 9i under Fedora Core 3 - Installation HOWTO

Gaurav Prasad


Revision History
Revision v1.02005-06-22Revised by: MG
For inclusion in TLDP: Completed XML article structure with articleinfo, section IDs for cross-referencing; technical, language, grammar and spelling review.
Revision v1.0-pre12005-04-01Revised by: GP
Added miscellaneous errors section.
Revision v0.12005-03-25
First publication.

This tutorial describes how to install Oracle 9i on Fedora Core 3 or greater.

Table of Contents
1. 1. Introduction
1.1. What you need to know
1.2. Acknowledgments
1.3. Availability and Feedback
1.4. Licensing Information and Liability
2. Get Oracle 9i
2.1. CD Installation
2.2. Download
2.3. Install
3. Prepare for Configuration
3.1. Create Users and Groups
3.2. Create Directories
4. Set Environment Variables
5. Set Kernel Parameters
5.1. Edit /etc/sysctl.conf
5.2. Edit /etc/security/limits.conf
6. Install GCC 2.9 Compat libraries
6.1. Install GCC 2.96 Compat packages
6.2. Create symbolic links
7. Run Installer
7.1. Apply the libwait.c patch
7.2. Configure the Display
7.3. Start the Installation
7.4. Fix nodeinfo
8. Create a Startup Script
9. Miscellaneous Errors