- Create a file
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 ()
- Run the Oracle Universal Installer you downloaded and extracted from ship.db.cpio.gz. It will be fooled into thinking you're on a Red Hat system and will install without complaint. Be sure to follow the directions carefully!
- At the end of the install, it will ask you to run a root.sh script. You need to edit this script before you run it, find the two lines where it runs $LNS to create two symlinks in the
- You'll have to write your own init.d scripts to start up the database, but they aren't too hard. If you want a copy of the scripts I wrote, let me know.
- Install Oracle Client, Cluster Ready Services, etc., the same way according to Oracle's directions.
Finally, you need a metric ton of RAM and disk to run this puppy. Count on needing at least 1GB of RAM and 5GB of disk, and that's before you make any databases.