Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Oracle10gR2 On RHEL 5/OEL 5 (x86_64)

Changes to the packages and pre-req parameters

more on metalink 421308.1

Jan 19, 2009:

1. The required packages this article have been changed from Release Notes because of non-existent names and/or versions given in Release Notes.
a) Packages versions changed
1. compat-db-4.1 to compat-db-4.2
2. glibc-2.3 (i386) to glibc-2.5 (i386)
3. libstdc++-3.4.3-9.EL4 to libstdc++-4.1.1
4. libstdc++-devel-3.4.3-22.1 to libstdc++-devel-4.1.1

b) Package names changed
1. pdksh-5.2 to ksh-20060214-1.4
2. gnome-libs to libgnome-2.16.0 and libgnomeui-2.16.0

c) Packages Added
1. libXp-1.0.0 (i386) due to Bug 7680459

2. Updated kernel parameter net.ipv4.ip_local_port_range as per correction request given by Oracle development team.

Feb 11, 2009:

1. Updated the physical memory required as 1GB

2. Removed swap space requirements when physical memory < 1GB

3. Added information about disabling SELinux
Feb 27, 2009:

1. Removed kernel parameter fs.file-max = 65536 , because the default value 202804 is more than 65536.

2. Corrected typo:
glibc-2.5-12 (i386) to glibc-2.5-12 (i686)

Mar 2, 2009:
Removed kernel parameters net.ipv4.tcp_wmem and net.ipv4.tcp_rmem as they are not required. (Reference: unpublished Bugs 7647281 and 7647303)