Tuesday, May 27, 2008

11 i Installation Steps

1. Software:
* Required OS Components
- compat-db-4.1.25-9
- compat-gcc-32-3.2.3-47.3
- compat-gcc-32-c++-3.2.3-47.3
- compat-oracle-rhel4-1.0-3
- compat-libcwait-2.0-1
- compat-libgcc-296-2.96-132.7.2
- compat-libstdc++-296-2.96-132.7.2
- compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-47.3
- gcc-3.4.3-9.EL4
- gcc-c++-3.4.3-9.EL4
- gnome-libs-
- gnome-libs-devel-
- libaio-devel-0.3.102-1
- libaio-0.3.102-1
- make-3.80-5
- openmotif21-2.1.30-11
- xorg-x11-deprecated-libs-devel-6.8.1-23.EL
- xorg-x11-deprecated-libs-6.8.1-23.EL

The compat-oracle-rhel4-1.0-3 and compat-libcwait-2.0-1 packages are available from Oracle Metalink
Patch 4198954.

2. Environment:
* Required Environment Variable
* Modify your kernel settings in /etc/sysctl.conf (RedHat) as follows:
kernel.hostname = yourhost.yourdomain.com #<--- full qualified hostname !!
kernel.domainname = yourdomain #<--- correct domain name !!
fs.file-max = 327679
* Required kernel parameters
- SEMMNI 100 Defines the maximum number of semaphore sets in the entire system.
- SEMMNS 256 Defines the maximum semaphores on the system.
This setting is a minimum recommended value, for initial installation
The SEMMNS parameter should be set to the sum of the PROCESSES
for each Oracle database, adding the largest one twice, and then adding
an additional 10 for each database.
- SEMOPM 100 Defines the maximum number of operations for each semop call.
- SEMMSL 100 Defines the minimum recommended value, for initial installation only.
- SHMMAX Set this parameter to half the size of physical RAM available on your
This value cannot exceed 4294967295
- SHMMNI 100 Defines the maximum number of shared memory segments in the entire
- SHMALL 2097152 Defines the maximum total shared memory system wide.

* Hostname command should return the fully qualified hostname as shown below:
% hostname
* If any Java packages are installed on the system, unset the Java environment variables,
for example JAVA_HOME.
* The oracle account used to install Oracle, should not have the Oracle install
related variables set by default.
For example setting ORACLE_HOME, PATH, LD_LIBRARY_PATH to include Oracle binaries in
.profile, .login file and /etc/profile.d should be completely avoided.

3. Now you are ready to invoke your Oracle Universal Installer. Restart the rapidwizard install.